Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

Missy Frankin visits with  Rebecca Carcaterra (credit: CBS)

Missy Franklin Surprises Swimmer With Rare Form Of Cancer

Gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin made a young woman’s holiday wish come true on Tuesday.


Angela and Raniyah Avent (credit: CBS)

Laundry Detergent Pods Attractive To Children, Study Says

Laundry detergent packets — those small and sometimes highly colorful pods of liquid soap — are resulting in emergency room and hospital visits for children in Colorado and nationwide.


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Life-Threatening Enterovirus Confirmed In Colorado

A respiratory virus is getting hundreds of children sick across the Midwest and has now been confirmed in Colorado.


Will Cornejo (credit: CBS)

Rare Virus Strikes Colorado, Children Fill Intensive Care Units

It’s called human enterovirus 68 and it’s responsible for dozens of children across Colorado ending up in the intensive care units of hospitals. It mimics the common cold but within hours those affected are severely ill.


Knoxley Lou Colton (credit: CBS)

Baby’s Uncommon Pacemaker Operation Goes ‘Beautifully’

A new baby is recovering in Denver from a surgery usually associated with older adults.


Chet Oliver Smith with his parents, Sam and Kyle (credit: CBS)

Baby Born With No Eyes Thriving Thanks To Loving Parents

A baby who was born with no eyes is thriving after several surgeries and the unconditional love of his parents and family.


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Colorado Doctors’ Generosity Saves Honduran Infant’s Life

A mother’s intuition and the charity of doctors in Colorado have saved the life of a newborn girl from Honduras.


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Study Finds 73 Percent Of American Children Consume Caffeine Daily

A new study found that nearly three out of four American children consume caffeine each day.


Kaiti Lukins at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children's Center for Concussion (credit: CBS)

New Concussion Guidelines Were Based On Denver Doctor’s Work

Students who suffer concussions are told to take a break from sports. Now, doctors recommend they take a break from academics as well.


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.




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