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But It’s Only Tylenol …

With cold and flu rampant in Colorado, here’s a warning about using a popular pain and fever reliever — acetaminophen — the active ingredient in Tylenol. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, more than 600 products contain acetaminophen, making it easy to overdose — and suffer liver failure.

01/18/2014

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Monday Health Tip: Tylenol, Advil, Or Aleve?

When it comes to pain relief, it seems like you have a million and one choices. But is one drug any better than another. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at the “Big Three” pain relievers in this week’s Monday health tip.

08/05/2013

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The Directions Are Smarter Than You

The makers of Extra Strength Tylenol have just changed the recommended dosage of their product. But unless you’re a math major, you still may have trouble staying within the safe range of the active ingredient: acetaminophen. Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some advice.

07/29/2011

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Unabomber Exchanged Letters With CBS4 Investigator

The FBI has requested a DNA sample from “Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski as part of its investigation into the 1982 deaths of seven Chicago-area people who took cyanide-laced Tylenol from packages that had been tampered with.

05/19/2011

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