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Benzo Addiction A Growing Concern For Health Experts

Prescription drugs called “Benzos” are a class of one of the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but there is new concern in Colorado that they are being overused.

07/03/2014

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Diabetes Patients Learn To Control Disease, Depression

If having diabetes isn’t difficult enough — with the never-ending focus on exercise, healthy eating and insulin management — adding depression atop the disease can be overwhelming for some.

06/22/2014

CBS4's Gloria Neal talks with Becky and Shealy Salas about living with type 1 diabetes. (Credit CBS)

Diabetics Suffer Higher Rate Of Depression

The American Diabetes Association wrapped up its 74th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco this week. Diabetes and depression were among the topics being discussed.

06/20/2014

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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

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Dealing With Mental Illness In Our Homes, An Expert Weighs In

Dr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.

06/12/2013

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Guilty Verdict Announced In 2011 Kidnapping Case

A Denver jury has found a man guilty of kidnapping a girl two years ago and assaulting her before letting her go.

03/11/2013

Bret Thompson in court on March 5, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Jury Gets Thompson Case

The jury received the case of a man accused of kidnapping a girl and assaulting her in West Denver two years ago. Police said Bret Thompson confessed but he has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

03/08/2013

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Thompson Defense Could Rest On Friday

Defense attorneys continued to present their case of a man accused of kidnapping a girl and assaulting her in West Denver two years ago. Police said Bret Thompson confessed but he has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

03/07/2013

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Taking An Anti-Depressant? You’re Not Alone

The number of Americans taking anti-depressant medication has exploded over the past 20 years. Are that many of us truly depressed compared to a couple decades ago? Dr. Dave Hnida has some tips and tricks about the proper use of anti-depressants.

10/19/2011

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Why Comfort Foods Bring Comfort

Which food do you reach for when you’re feeling glum? New research shows comfort foods do produce actual changes in brain chemistry to make you feel better. Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida also says what you choose to eat and beat the blues may depend on whether you’re a male or female.

07/26/2011

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