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Is It Okay To Eat A Burger And Fries On Your Way To A Cholesterol Test?

Get a cholesterol test, and odds are you will be told to starve yourself for 12 hours before having your blood taken. But is that really the most accurate way to check blood fats? As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, researchers say fasting is like cramming for a exam — and may not be the best way to take a blood test.

07/21/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/24/2014

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Help! Find Me A Doctor!

If you need a new doctor, how do you make your choice? A new study shows a surprising trend at doctor shopping. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the research, and has some recommendations.

02/23/2014

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Craig Doctor Indicted On Drug Charges Due In Court

A Craig doctor accused of improperly dispensing drugs that led to the deaths of two patients is due in court Tuesday.

08/27/2013

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Here’s A Doctor’s Note: Stay Home!

You’re lying in bed, trying to figure out where that truck came from that hit you during the night. Do you slug it out and go to work, or stay home and get your sea-legs? Calling in sick can be a tough call, but CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some guidelines about when staying home is the best remedy.

01/14/2013

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Complaint: Doctor Prescribed Pot To Pregnant Woman

The Colorado Medical Board will consider revoking the license of a doctor suspected of improperly recommending marijuana to a woman who was 28 weeks pregnant.

12/22/2010

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