CDC Wonders 'Is It Really A Penicillin Allergy?'You probably know someone who thinks he or she is allergic to penicillin. CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh took an unscientific survey on Denver's 16th Street Mall.
Warm Weather Sparks Spring-Like Allergies Along Front RangeIt’s not uncommon this time of year-- hacking, sneezing, itchy and watery eyes-- but it may not be the common cold.
FDA Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets Minority TeensThe Food and Drug Administration announced a new anti-smoking campaign on Tuesday, one that specifically targets minority teenagers.
Band To Finish Album In Memory Of Teen Member Who Died From Peanut AllergyA high school community in Littleton is heartbroken after a teenager died on Monday night. His father says he died because of an allergic reaction to peanuts.
New Colorado QuitLine Customized For Native American SmokersAccording to the CDC, cigarette smoking is more common among American Indians than any other racial and ethnic group in the U.S. And research indicates American Indians have a tougher time quitting than other smokers.
Health Experts: Colorado's Hazy Skies Hit Athletes The HardestThe Front Range is under a health advisory through Saturday morning as smoke from wildfires on the Pacific coast create hazy skies over Colorado. The poor air quality is impacting thousands with breathing challenges and athletes the most.
Hazy Skies Prompt Health Advisory Along Front RangeA health advisory is in place for much of the Front Range through Saturday morning because of the hazy skies. The haze is caused by all the wildfires burning in the West in states like California, Idaho and Washington.
Chase Vaughn Gets Another Chance In His 5th Pro Football LeagueChase Vaughn's journey to the NFL took him through two small Colorado colleges and four professional football leagues before he called in sick from his hospital job to covertly try out for the Denver Broncos.
Boy Using Cannabis Oil: 'I'd Rather Be Illegally Alive Than Legally Dead'There is new research on the use of marijuana as medicine in Colorado and a Marijuana and Health Symposium at National Jewish Health on Saturday explored nearly a dozen studies looking at using pot for things like seizures and insomnia.
Researchers To Share Information About Colorado Pot ResearchResearchers are gathering in Denver to discuss their research about marijuana as a medical therapy.
Colorado's Medical Marijuana Studies Are An 'Opportunity To Guide The Nation'Colorado is spending $9 million to study the role of marijuana as a medication. The state Board of Health approved the grants, and on Saturday researchers will come together to talk about their studies.
Denver's Air Is Deteriorating: New Report From Lung AssociationThe American Lung Association believes the air quality in Denver is deteriorating.