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Colorado Children With Paralysis-Like Symptoms Getting Special Therapy

A new case of a child in Colorado suffering from paralysis-like symptoms was announced by health officials, and now doctors are working to determine if the illness is connected to another that’s already made hundreds of children sick.

09/30/2014

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Another Colorado Child Falls Ill With Paralysis-Like Symptoms

Doctors are investigating what’s been leaving some children in Colorado with muscle weakness and paralysis-like symptoms.

09/29/2014

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Illness Causing Paralysis In Colorado Children A Mystery So Far

An outbreak of a respiratory illness in children is taking a frightening turn in Colorado as some young victims are now experiencing paralysis.

09/27/2014

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Colorado Among The Enterovirus-Stricken States Asking For CDC Assistance

Ten states including Colorado are asking the CDC for help investigating the high number of respiratory virus cases that is sickening kids.

09/07/2014

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5 Reasons Not To Panic Over Ebola

Rumors and fears over Ebola are spreading faster than the virus itself. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida answers five key questions about Ebola that should put your concern into perspective.

08/01/2014

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Measles Surge Worries Health Officials

The highest number of measles cases in 20 years has federal health officials concerned.

05/30/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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What’s In Your Medicine Cabinet?

America’s medicine cabinets are bulging with pills — more than ever before. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at what’s being prescribed and why more than half of us are taking at least one ongoing prescription from our doctors.

05/14/2014

A man wears a mouth and nose mask at a mall in Saudi Arabia in the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah on April 27, 2014. The MERS death toll  neared 100 as authorities scrambled to reassure an increasingly edgy population in the country worst-hit by the infectious coronavirus.(credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Should You Panic Over The MERS Virus?

The first case of the deadly virus MERS was isolated in the United States today. Public health experts are worried. Should you be? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at this deadly virus, and explains how worried you should be.

05/02/2014

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Dying To Die Early? Check Your Blood Pressure, Cholesterol … & Zip Code

Most people think that genetics and family history dictate your lifespan. But a new report from the CDC says otherwise. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, where you spend your life may be just as important as the cards your were dealt when you began your life. You see, in some areas of the country, people take better — or worse– care of themselves than in others.

05/02/2014

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