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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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Study Says Indoor Marijuana Growing Operations Harmful To Officers

A new study says law enforcement officers put themselves at risk when then go into indoor marijuana grow operations.

09/10/2012

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2 Colorado Hospitals Given Honors

A new report from US News & World Report magazine names National Jewish Health as the top respiratory hospital in the nation for the 15th year in a row.

07/17/2012

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Company Says Despite Cancer Warning Their Play Sand Is Safe

A viewer contacted CBS4 after spotting something unusual — a cancer warning on a bag of play sand.

06/23/2012

A woman taking the breath test (credit: CBS)

National Jewish Health Developing Breath Test For Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer, and it’s often discovered too late to cure. But researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver may have found a new way to spot it earlier than ever.

06/18/2012

Hazy sky in Denver Saturday morning from the smoke of the New Mexico wildfire (credit: CBS)

Smoke From New Mexico Fire Prompts Air Advisory Along Front Range

Haze shrouded the Front Range on Saturday as a massive wildfire in New Mexico has been sending smoke into Colorado skies.

05/26/2012

Quinten Clark (credit: CBS)

Colorado Adds ‘Bubble Boy Disease’ To List Of Newborn Tests

When a baby is born in Colorado, a tiny blood sample from the heel is screened for 35 serious disorders. This year the state added what’s often called “Bubble Boy Disease” to its list of newborn tests.

05/16/2012

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