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Kathy Walsh

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Research Shows Fewer Concussions Are Suffered At High Altitude

Concussions are a major health concern in Colorado, especially among high school athletes. Now new research has found that children in Colorado may be safer than children elsewhere.

12/10/2013

Gretchen Josephson with her sister Karen (credit: CBS)

Down Syndrome’s Link To Alzheimer’s Gets Closer Look At CU Hospital

Could studying Down syndrome help unlock the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are now investigating why people with Down syndrome are at a high risk for Alzheimer’s.

11/20/2013

Issac Foster (credit: CBS)

Colorado Baby Gets Heart Surgery From Doctor Who Invented Procedure

A baby boy is recovering from open heart surgery. CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh met Issac Foster and the doctors who operated on him. In fact, one of the doctors invented the procedure.

10/15/2013

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Lutheran Medical Center Employees Take Challenge To Reduce Stress

Workers at a hospital in Wheat Ridge are taking a 30-day challenge — not to lose weight or quit smoking, but to reduce stress.

10/07/2013

Marquis and Paula Burleson (credit: CBS)

Surgery Gives Hope To Boy Trapped In His Own Body

There is new hope for a young boy trapped in his body. He can’t walk or even feed himself, but surgery may unlock his muscles.

08/20/2013

CBS4's Kathy Walsh sat down with the staff at CU Hospital who treated victims of the theater shootings (credit: CBS)

Meet The CU Hospital Heroes During The Aurora Theater Shooting Night

Fifty-eight patients were rushed to hospitals across the city and 23 of them went to University of Colorado Hospital. CBS4’s Kathy Walsh sat down with some of the doctors and nurses who saved so many lives.

07/19/2013

The Pinkney family talks with Dr. Igal Kam (credit: CBS)

Transplant Patient Uses ‘Donor Dash’ To Encourage Organ Donations

Thousands of people will gather this Sunday in Washington Park for the annual “Donor Dash.” Among them will be a man from Northglenn who is nearly 2 years out from a liver transplant.

07/16/2013

Antone gets free ice cream for wearing his helmet (credit: CBS)

Firefighters Go On Bike Helmet Hunt With Free Ice Cream

We all scream for ice cream, but on Monday children who know about bike safety got their ice cream without screaming.

06/10/2013

Angelina Jolie (credit: CBS)

Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy Decision Mirrored Colorado Woman’s

Oscar winning actress Angelina Jolie says she underwent a preventive double mastectomy. The tough decision came after she took a genetic test and learned she had a high risk of getting cancer.

05/14/2013

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Some People Banking Stem Cells For Future Use To Stay Healthy

In an effort to live a long and healthy life, some adults are now taking out a different kind of insurance policy. They are banking their stem cells for future use.

05/13/2013

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