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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Colorado Launches Statewide Mental Health Crisis Hotline

Robin Williams’ suicide spotlighted depression this week. But many suffer silently every day. To address that, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office on Tuesday announced the creation of a statewide mental health crisis hotline.

08/12/2014

Clonazepam, the generic of Klonopin. (credit: CBS)

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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