Vaccine Database Proposal Dies In HouseA controversial bill that would have allowed the State of Colorado to track children who are not vaccinated has died in the state Capitol.
Vote Delayed: Vaccinations Bill Sponsored By Rep. PabonThe state House has delayed a vote on a bill regarding immunizations that is sponsored by Rep. Dan Pabon.
Bill Would Require Reporting Of Non-Vaccinated ChildrenA bill introduced in the state House would require the reporting of non-vaccinated students to the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. Currently those records are kept with the school.
The Republican Debate And Vaccines: False And MisleadingDuring Wednesday's Republican presidential debate, a medical topic was thrown into a mix of foreign affairs, immigration and financial policy. That topic was autism and vaccines. It should have been an educated and well-informed discussion, but according to CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida, experts say the candidates who offered an opinion on the subject had incorrect and misleading views.
Opting Out Of Vaccinations Requires More Paperwork For ParentsParents in Colorado who don't want their children immunized will have to complete paperwork every year as opposed to just once, under new state rules.
State Lawmaker Considers Reintroducing Controversial Bill To Make It Harder To Opt Out Of VaccinesOne state lawmakers is considering bringing back a controversial bill that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.
Modest Vaccine Effort Signed Into Law In ColoradoA modest attempt to boost Colorado vaccination rates has been signed into law.
Youth Vaccine Crackdown Advances In ColoradoColorado lawmakers advanced a proposal to make it harder to send kids to school without vaccinations.
You Believe What?!?A lot of people love conspiracy theories, and it's no different when it comes to health. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, what you falsely believe may hurt you.
Vaccine Debate Headed To ColoradoA proposal to make it harder to send kids to school without their vaccines is up for a vote Thursday in a Colorado House committee.
Kids & Vaccines In Spotlight At State CapitolA controversial bill over children and vaccines is moving forward at the state Capitol. Colorado always ranks near the bottom when it comes to children receiving the recommended vaccines. This bill aims to change that.
Get Ready. Get Set. Get Sick. Welcome to the influenza season of 2013-2014. Health officals say the bug has hit hard and fast-- and it you haven't had your flu vaccine, it's not to late... but you had better hurry up. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on the worst season since 2009.