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Those Soccer Headers May Hurt More Than You Think

The World Cup has been exciting to watch, but do you ever wonder if all of those spectacular looking headers add up to subtle damage to the brain? It’s an important question, especially if you have a child who plays the game. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the latest research — and tips — for soccer players and their parents.

06/22/2014

Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies rounds the bases on a ground rule double off of Neal Cotts #56 of the Texas Rangers in the seventh inning during Interleague play at Coors Field on May 6, 2014. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Says Twin Daughters, Finger Doing Well

Carlos Gonzalez’s left index finger is getting stronger and stronger each day. So are his identical twin daughters who were born premature.

06/21/2014

Rahim Moore tackles running back Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half on November 25, 2012 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

The Rare And Possibly Season Ending Injury Of Rahim Moore

Broncos defensive back Rahim Moore reportedly suffered an injury which could cost him the rest of the season. Balancing that, though, is the news is that injury shouldn’t cost him his leg. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the uncommon injury called “compartment syndrome.”

11/18/2013

Peyton Manning addresses the media on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Manning, Chiefs Get Some Solid Answers Sunday

The Broncos play the Chiefs in an AFC West meeting between teams with the best combined record of two opponents this deep into the season since the NFL merger in 1970.

11/15/2013

Knowshon Moreno of the Denver Broncos celebrates after a first down in the closing seconds of the football game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium Nov. 10, 2013 in San Diego.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Moreno Earns Starring Role In Star-Studded Offense

Peyton Manning’s four big targets have combined for 30 touchdown catches so far, yet the most important receiver the Denver Broncos have right now isn’t Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker, Wes Welker or Julius Thomas.

11/15/2013

Alex Smith (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Chiefs-Broncos Game Not One-Dimensional Affair

The quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs likes to run an up-tempo offense, wing the ball all over the field, tuck it under and scramble when things get hairy. But slow things down? Keep the other offense off the field? That’s a hard idea for him to accept.

11/15/2013

Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday December 30, 2012 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver (credit: Evan Semón, For CBS4)

Chiefs Spent Offseason Tinkering For Broncos

Even before he was hired in January, Chiefs coach Andy Reid watched tapes from every game that Kansas City played last season, including both matchups with the Broncos.

11/15/2013

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Why Peyton’s Ankle Needs A Fairytale Ending

Denver heaved a sigh of relief when Payton Manning’s ankle MRI showed no significant damage. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it’s the type of injury that will cause fans to keep their fingers crossed the rest of the season.

11/11/2013

Derek Wolfe talks with CBS4's Vic Lombardi on Monday. (credit: CBS)

Wolfe Feels ‘Blessed’ To Be Back In Action With Broncos

Derek Wolfe said on Xfinity Monday Live he’s never been as tired in his life as he was in the second quarter on Sunday after a fast start by Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and their fast-paced offense.

10/01/2013

Derek Wolfe (credit: CBS)

Broncos Defenseman Wolfe Hopes To Be Back For Week 1

Derek Wolfe put in a full upper body workout in the weight room on Thursday, then the Broncos defensive lineman thanked his teammates and fans for their prayers and well wishes.

08/23/2013

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