National Jewish Health

Dr. Tod Olin and Auvion Cobb (credit: CBS)

Local Doctor Teaches Asthmatic Children How To Treat Themselves

If your child has trouble catching their breath when catching a ball or doing other activities, one local doctor is working on a solution.

12/12/2013

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Allergies Return For Late Summer Sneezing, Sniffling

If you’re sneezing and sniffling you’re not alone. Allergy season is back with a vengeance for some late-summer suffering.

08/21/2013

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New Allergy Test Could Prevent A Problem Before Hip, Knee Surgeries

More than a million people in the United States receive hip and knee replacements each year, but there are some who are allergic to the metal used in the implant.

05/28/2013

Wally Lederer, left, speaks with CBS4's Kathy Walsh. (credit: CBS)

CDC Survey Raises Concern About Over Diagnosis of ADHD

New data from the Centers for Disease Control shows 11 percent of school age children in the United States have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and two-thirds of them are taking stimulants.

04/02/2013

Dr. Rohit Katial talks with CBS4's Kathy Walsh (credit: CBS)

Allergy Season Might Come Early Because Of The Warm Weather

The experts are telling allergy sufferers to be prepared since the allergy season might come early because of the warm weather.

02/05/2013

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Child Advocates Want Bill Protecting Children From Pot Growing

Child advocates have been asking Colorado state lawmakers for a bill to protect what they call drug-endangered children now that Amendment 64 is state law.

01/28/2013

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QuitLine Helps People Kick The Habit For The New Year

Those hoping to kick the habit of lighting up can get some extra help from the Colorado Quitline. The free call-in service has helped more than 77,000 people stop smoking in the past decade.

01/02/2013

Dr. Alisa Koval talks with 4 On Your Side Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks. (credit: CBS)

Denver Doc Says ‘Don’t Panic’ About Couch Chemicals Study

Couches comes in different sizes, colors and fabrics, and — according to a new study raising lots of eyebrows this week — a health risk may be hidden in the cushion.

11/29/2012

Avinadi with his mother, Maritza Duran (credit: CBS)

National Jewish, Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics Target Eczema

A Colorado hospital is teaching some pediatricians how best to treat a chronic condition. They are targeting eczema, an itchy rash that can get so bad it affects the whole family.

11/21/2012

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Study Points To Major Mold Dangers With Illegal Pot Grows

Law enforcement officers in the Denver metro area continue to raid illegal marijuana grow operations, and the dangers to their health have become significant.

09/11/2012

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