Swedish Patient Received Someone Else's Letter About Possible Health RiskThousands of blood tests were conducted over the weekend after some Swedish Medical Center surgical patients were concerned about possible exposure to HIV and Hepatitis B and C.
Swedish: Technician Caught Swiping Needle In The Operating RoomA doctor at Swedish Medical Center told CBS4 that a surgical technician was caught swiping a needle filled with fentanyl in the operating room at the beginning of a surgical procedure.
Nearly 3,000 Swedish Medical Center Patients Urged To Get Blood TestsThe Colorado Department of Public Health is investigating possible drug diversion by a former employee at Swedish Medical Center and some patients are being asked to be tested for possible exposure to diseases.
Charlie Sheen: 5 Things To Know About HIV In AmericaCharlie Sheen announced that he has HIV, but the diagnosis has a different outlook compared to just a decade ago. CBS4's Dr. Dave Hnida explains.
Denver Public Health Releases Statement Following Charlie Sheen's HIV AnnouncementDenver Public Health on Tuesday released a statement concerning actor Charlie Sheen’s announcement that he's been living HIV positive for the last four years.
'Specialty Drugs' Designation Leaves Patients With Prescription Sticker ShockMillions of Americans are suffering from sticker shock after refilling their prescriptions. Most major health insurers are quietly changing their prescription drug plans and forcing consumers to pay a larger percentage of the total drug cost instead of a set co-pay.
Man With AIDS Charged After Soliciting Undercover Officer For SexA man accused of soliciting an undercover officer for sex with the knowledge of being infected with HIV/AIDS has been formally charged.
Students, Faculty To Protest Bush Award In DenverStudents, faculty and alumni at the University of Denver plan to protest when the university's international studies school presents an award to former president George W. Bush.
Dentist Who Reused Needles Faces First Criminal CaseA dentist who reused needles and put thousands of patients at risk of contracting deadly diseases has been arrested in Nevada.
Audit: Oversight Of Colorado Medical Pot LaxAuditors say a dozen physicians have issued half of the medical marijuana recommendations in Colorado and that the state is not providing enough oversight so only qualified individuals get referrals to use the drug.
New Accusations Against Dentist Accused Of Re-Using NeedlesThere are new accusations against a dentist who has already been accused of reusing needles and putting thousands of patients at risk.
More Stein Patients Test Positive For Hepatitis Or HIVThere are now six former patients of a dentist accused of reusing needles who have tested positive for either hepatitis or HIV.