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"Spice" is a synthetic, legal form of marijuana labeled "not for human consumption," but young people are smoking it to get high. (credit: CBS)

More Than 40 Treated For Synthetic Marijuana Use

Denver-area hospitals are seeing a rise in emergency cases involving synthetic marijuana, which can cause confusion, violent behavior and hallucinations.

09/05/2013

CBS4's Kathy Walsh sat down with the staff at CU Hospital who treated victims of the theater shootings (credit: CBS)

Meet The CU Hospital Heroes During The Aurora Theater Shooting Night

Fifty-eight patients were rushed to hospitals across the city and 23 of them went to University of Colorado Hospital. CBS4’s Kathy Walsh sat down with some of the doctors and nurses who saved so many lives.

07/19/2013

CBS4's Kathy Walsh sat down with the staff at CU Hospital who treated victims of the theater shootings (credit: CBS)

Hospital Staff: Treating Shooting Victims ‘Made Us Feel Very Vulnerable’

Every one of the Aurora theater shooting victims that made it to the hospital survived. Fifty-eight patients were rushed to hospitals across the city and 23 of them went to University of Colorado Hospital. CBS4’s Kathy Walsh sat down with some of the doctors and nurses who saved so many lives.

07/18/2013

The Pinkney family talks with Dr. Igal Kam (credit: CBS)

Transplant Patient Uses ‘Donor Dash’ To Encourage Organ Donations

Thousands of people will gather this Sunday in Washington Park for the annual “Donor Dash.” Among them will be a man from Northglenn who is nearly 2 years out from a liver transplant.

07/16/2013

Dr. Richard Spritz (credit: CBS)

DNA From Those With Down Syndrome Helps In Autoimmune Disease Research

A University of Colorado genetics researcher needs the help of 500 people with Down syndrome. He believes studying their genes could lead to better treatments for Type 1 diabetes, celiac and thyroid issues.

07/15/2013

Ashlyn and Dr. Teri Schreiner (credit: CBS)

Teen With MS Glad Research Has Come So Far

Walk MS is not just a walk – it’s an effort to change lives and fight a disease that affects thousands of people in our state. The money raised helps fund important research. Some of that research has led to three new oral treatments.

05/01/2013

Christopher Bryant Jr. (credit: CBS)

Family Pleads For Help After Fatal Shooting At Aurora Bar

Police in Aurora are still searching for a gunman involved in a deadly shooting at a bar early Saturday morning. Now the victim’s mother has made a plea for help.

04/15/2013

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New CU Hospital Emergency Department Focuses On Patient Care

There’s a new way to treat patients in the emergency room at the new University of Colorado Hospital.

04/07/2013

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Colorado Hopes To Be Ahead Of The Game Fighting Superbug In Hospitals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging action to stop a new nightmare bacteria from spreading in hospitals and nursing homes.

03/05/2013

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Diseased Heart Valves Now Can Be Replaced Through Tiny Incision

Doctors in Colorado are now extending the lives of active seniors by replacing diseased heart valves through a tiny incision.

01/28/2013

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