Vaccination

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Is That A Truck That Just Hit Me … Or Is It The Flu?

I’m sure you have heard it’s been a bad year for influenza: lots of illness, lots of hospitalizations, and a vaccine that’s not quite cutting the mustard. With all of the germs floating around the area, how do you know if you have the flu or just some common cold bug? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida halps figure which bug may be making you miserable, and has tips on prevention and treatment.

12/22/2014

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Revenge Porn Penalties Among New Colorado Laws

Online posting of intimate pictures or videos of former romantic partners as a form or revenge will carry criminal penalties in Colorado beginning Tuesday as new laws take effect involving several issues.

06/30/2014

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Many People Don’t Realize They’re Protected Against Hepatitis A

There have been approximately 30 cases of hepatitis A reported in five states, but CBS4’s Suzanne McCarroll found out that many people, including children, may already be protected against it.

06/03/2013

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715 Whooping Cough Cases So Far This Year In Colorado

The Colorado health department says at least 715 cases of whooping cough have been reported in the state so far this year.

08/20/2012

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