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Billboards Call For Action Against Fort Collins Lab Using Beagles For Research

Unusual billboards are going up around Denver asking that drug testing on beagles be stopped, and they specifically blast one testing lab in Fort Collins.

18 hours ago

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Gov. Hickenlooper Gets His New FDA-Approved Needle-Free Flu Shot

Flu season is just around the corner and Gov. John Hickenlooper got his flu shot on Monday, but he barely felt it. The governor’s vaccine was injected without a needle.

09/22/2014

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Don’t Eat The Tuna ?

When it comes to eating fish during pregnancy, it’s a case of tuna ping-pong. The FDA and EPA says some tuna is good for you. Now a study by Consumer Reports says no tuna is good for you if you are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the controversy.

08/21/2014

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Arvada Woman Believes Hysterectomy Procedure Spread Her Hidden Cancer

A new study is raising more questions about a common procedure done during hysterectomies. There have been growing concerns the procedure may spread hidden cancer and a woman in Arvada believes it happened to her.

07/22/2014

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The Latest Fish Tale For Women & Children

For more than a decade, the FDA has warned pregnant and nursing women, as well as young kids, to limit the amount of fish that they eat. The problem is that after that advice came out, fish consumption has dropped to zero for many in those groups. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a shift in the FDA’s position, what fish is safe and how much you should eat each week.

06/10/2014

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Local Doctor Sounds The Alarm About Nicotene Fluid Poisoning

While federal health officials work to set standards in place for regulating electronic cigarettes on the national level, local officials are warning people of their dangers, particulary for minors.

05/20/2014

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Governor Signs Nation’s First ‘Right To Try’ Bill Into Law

With the governor’s signature Colorado is now the first state to allow terminally ill patients to have access to medication that is not approved by the government.

05/17/2014

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You Believe What?!?

A lot of people love conspiracy theories, and it’s no different when it comes to health. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, what you falsely believe may hurt you.

03/20/2014

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‘We Have No More Time’ Says Mother Of Boy With MD

With passion and tears Jennifer Dunne pleads for answers and action from the Food and Drug Administration, which has held up the use of an experimental drug that has shown promise for children like her son.

03/19/2014

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Flash Mob Held To Get FDA’s Attention For Colorado Boy With MD

Classmates showing support for a young boy with a debilitating condition gathered for a flash mob Tuesday afternoon.

03/18/2014

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