Would You Do An 'Uber' Eye Exam For A New Pair Of Glasses?These days many people opt for an "Uber" rather than a conventional taxi. A new app may now make it possible to do something similar to order a new pair of glasses online. Dr. Dave Hnida explores the new option.
Birth Control Coverage Bill Dies In State Senate CommitteeA bill intended to expand women's access to no-cost birth control options under the Affordable Care Act has failed in a state Senate committee.
FDA Calls For Warnings, Study Of Permanent Birth ControlThe FDA is calling for further study and new changes to the product labeling of a permanent birth control implant called Essure.
A Colorado Company Is Shining A Light On Pain ReliefA Colorado startup has gotten into the pain relief business. The company, BioCare Systems, Inc., has developed an over-the-counter device called LumiWave.
Former Swedish Hospital Tech Faces Federal Charges In Stolen Drug CaseA former surgical technician suspected of stealing pain medication at a hospital in Englewood has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Stolen Drug Case At Swedish Hospital Now In The Hands Of The FedsCBS4 has learned federal investigators have taken over the Swedish Medical Center case of stolen drugs.
CDC Says Chipotle-Linked E.Coli Outbreak Appears To Be OverThe federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.
Colorado Study Finds Teens Who Tan Indoors More Likely To Abuse DrugsResearchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found a direct link between indoor tanning and substance abuse among Colorado high school students.
Loophole Leaves Patients Who Take Generic Drugs With Limited Legal OptionsJennifer Fisher didn’t think twice about taking a generic medication instead of the brand name. She said her insurance preferred the generic, “because it was cheaper.”
Del Monte Recalls Granny Smith Apples Due To Possible Listeria ContaminationThe Colorado Department of Health and Environment has announced a recall of fresh Granny Smith apples due to possible listeria contamination.
FDA Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets Minority TeensThe Food and Drug Administration announced a new anti-smoking campaign on Tuesday, one that specifically targets minority teenagers.
FDA Panel Discusses Further Testing Of Popular Birth Control DeviceAn FDA panel heard from patients, clinicians, FDA staffers, and the maker of a popular birth control device called Essure.