Radiation

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CSU Sharing Research Cost At Japan Nuclear Site

Colorado State University is helping pay the salary of a radiation expert to study the environmental effects of the 2011 meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

03/05/2015

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Do You Really Need This Test?

A new report suggests one of the most common tests in medicine may be overused, and putting patients at risk for harm. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has some suggestions for questions to ask before having a CAT Scan.

01/28/2015

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Ruling May Give Rocky Flats Workers Assistance They’ve Fought For

Hundreds and potentially thousands of people who believe their cancer stems from working at the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons production facility may finally get the help they’ve been fighting for.

10/17/2013

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Colorado Snowpack Sampled Following Japan Nuclear Disaster

Snow surveyors with the Natural Resource Conservation Service have always cared about the quantity of Colorado’s white stuff, not the quality, until now.

04/03/2011

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Good Question: What’s The Danger Of Radiation In Colorado?

There isn’t much to see on the US Environmental Protection Agency website showing radiation levels in Colorado.

03/25/2011

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Radiation Concerns Not Enough To Take Potassium Iodide

CBS4’s Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a closer look at radiation fears from Japan and why Potassium Iodide may not provide the protection some people seek.

03/16/2011

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‘Kaps For Kendall’ Benefits Chemo Patients

People in Colorado are knitting dozens of hats to give to those who’ve lost their hair from chemotherapy and radiation. The hats will be given to patients across the U.S.

03/07/2011

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