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Don’t Drink The Water … I Mean, This Water

In this blog we’re talking a #2 combo: poop and pools. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study that shows more than half of public pools contain unhealthy levels of “fecal” bacteria — as if any level is ever healthy.

05/16/2013

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The Decision Of Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie took a dramatic, and possibly lifesaving step to beat breast cancer. She had double mastectomies at age 37 because of a strong family history and a positive genetic test. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what Jolie’s decision means to you.

05/14/2013

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Four Legged Friend Of Your Heart

There are a lot of things you can do to stay heart healthy … and now you can add having a canine to the list. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at new research from the American Heart Association which shows a doggy is one of the best medicines for your heart.

05/10/2013

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Hey Parents: What’s The Hurry?

More and more babies are starting solids at too young an age.. and a new study says that can lead to a wide range of problems, including malnutrition and a weaker immune system. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the study says it’s often the result of a doctor giving the wrong advice.

03/25/2013

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Here’s My Personal Response To Online”Ratings”

Have you ever used or posted to an online rating site for a doctor? Odds are, the answer is no. And that’s one of the problems of these sites: there are not enough ratings. But there are a number of other shortcomings when it comes to these ratings, and CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains why he’s not a big fan.

02/20/2013

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3 Best Cancer Screenings, And 8 To Avoid

Talk to your doctor about the best cancer screens, and the answer may be everything. Or nothing. Now Consumer Reports is expanding from appliances to health care, and it offers advice on the best, and worst cancer screens. CBS4 Medical editor Dr. Hnida Hnida offers some advice … on the advice.

01/31/2013

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Top CrossFit Studios In Denver

From climbing ropes to heaving kettle bells, the short and intense CrossFit workouts have elevated even seasoned fitness enthusiasts. Here are the top CrossFit studios in Denver.

11/03/2012

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Opinion: ‘You Want Two Sodas With That?’ Could Replace ‘You Want Fries With That?’ In NYC

One of the strangest and most controversial proposals to be introduced anywhere in the United States in recent times is the one in which New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suggested that sugary drinks […]

06/05/2012

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Women: New Thinking On Thin Bones

For years, the rules for osteoporosis screening seemed to be ” screen early, screen often.” But as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, less testing may be actually be better for most women.

01/19/2012

The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.  The mission of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.  For more information on the American Diabetes Association click here www.diabetes.org

Keep Your Family Healthy: Preview Of The American Diabetes Association Expo

American Diabetes Association Expo Date: March 10, 2012 Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Price: Free This March, the American Diabetes Association will host its annual expo, the perfect opportunity to take the important steps […]

01/02/2012

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