Centers for Disease Control
As the Measles outbreak continues to grow in the U.S. with cases in 14 states, including Colorado, there is a lot of attention focused on vaccinations. Some believe it’s too easy to opt out of immunizations in the state.
A patient being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has been cleared after a second test came back negative. That person was released from the hospital late Wednesday.
Health officials in Colorado say hospitals across the state follow strict Centers for Disease Control guidelines for treating patients who may have been exposed to Ebola.
A warning for contact lens wearers. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a news study that says the number of serious eye infections from contacts are on the rise — he has tips that may preserve your vision.
Sen Mark Udall on Saturday called for a flight ban on all people being monitored by exposure to the Ebola virus.
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.
Synthetic marijuana is believed to have sickened 221 people in Colorado during a monthlong outbreak this year, according to a federal report released Thursday.
The wife of a man who was among those who died in the cantaloupe listeria outbreak in 2011 wants a harsh punishment for the two brothers who pleaded guilty in federal court this week.
Synthetic marijuana has sent 75 people to the hospital in the Denver metro area in the past few weeks.
Some 30 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in Colorado and four other states that have been linked to frozen mixed berries purchased from Costco.