Is It Safe To Take Your Anti-Depressant During Pregnancy?You’ve been taking an antidepressant and it’s working well. Then you become pregnant. Research has said staying on your medication could be dangerous to your baby. But is it? CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study with some reassuring results.
More People Have The Blues Than Ever... Are You One?A new study shows that rates of depression in America have climbed, with women aged 40 and over having the highest rates of the condition. Of biggest concern is the finding that two of three who are severely depressed do not seek treatment. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the theory behind the climb in rates, as well as signs and symptoms
Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. VeteransHomelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
What Robin Williams' Death Tells Us About Parkinson's DiseaseWilliams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
Colorado Launches Statewide Mental Health Crisis HotlineRobin 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.
Benzo Addiction A Growing Concern For Health ExpertsPrescription 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.
Diabetes Patients Learn To Control Disease, DepressionIf 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.
Diabetics Suffer Higher Rate Of DepressionThe American Diabetes Association wrapped up its 74th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco this week. Diabetes and depression were among the topics being discussed.
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.
Dealing With Mental Illness In Our Homes, An Expert Weighs InDr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.
Guilty Verdict Announced In 2011 Kidnapping CaseA Denver jury has found a man guilty of kidnapping a girl two years ago and assaulting her before letting her go.
Jury Gets Thompson CaseThe 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.