Deputies Already Using New Nasal Spray Kits For Heroin OverdosesJust last week deputies in Arapahoe County had to save a couple from an opiate overdose. The deputies just received an antidote a week earlier.
New Precautions Being Taken By Blood Centers In Effort To Prevent Zika's SpreadBlood centers in Colorado and across the country now have three months to begin testing for Zika virus.
Most Federal E-Cigarette Regulations Already In Place In ColoradoE-cigarettes are now regulated just like regular cigarettes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has banned sales to minors as part of an effort to protect future generations from the dangers of using tobacco.
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.”