Parents Urged To Ask About Guns In Houses Of Their Child's PlaymatesDoctors in Colorado are encouraging parents to ask a vital question when they go and visit a friend's house: Is there a gun in the house?
New Guidelines For Staying Healthy During A Trip To The DoctorNew guidelines spell out how to avoid illness during a visit to the office.
Your Kid Want A Tattoo? First-Ever Guidelines From PediatriciansIs your kid thinking about a tattoo or piercing? The American Academy of Pediatrics has developed guidelines to help you and your child.
Does Your Child Have High Blood Pressure?The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines aimed at detecting high blood pressure in children.
Under Age 1: No Fruit Juice For YouA change in dietary guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics pushes the starting age of fruit juice in infants from six months to one year of age.
Sorry Kids, No Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine This Year, It's Back To The ShotIt's time for flu immunizations, but there is some bad news for kids. The nasal spray vaccination looks like it doesn't work as well as thought, so now the American Academy of Pediatrics says it's back to the traditional flu shot for protection.
New Reason Why More And More Parents Refusing Childhood ImmunizationsMore parents are resisting childhood immunizations for a reason other than safety concerns: they simply don't think vaccinations are necessary anymore. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida gives his advice.
Teen Football Player Who Died Might Not Have Shown Classic Signs Of Head TraumaA 17-year-old football player died Wednesday afternoon after collapsing during a high school football game in western Kansas.
Getting The Best Advice On ParentingNew parents get lots of advice when it comes to taking care of an infant, but a new study shows much of that advice can be off the mark, putting a baby at risk for health problems. CBS4's Dr. Dave Hnida has more on the research, and how to get the best advice.
Pot-Shop Warnings For Pregnant Women Clears Colorado HurdleSaying that pregnant and nursing women need additional education about marijuana, the Colorado House gave preliminary approval Monday to a bill requiring warnings to be posted in pot shops.
Academy of Pediatrics Now Recommends IUDs, Implants For TeensThe nation's most influential pediatrician's group is making new recommendations to prevent teen pregnancy.
New Recommendations For Teen Birth ControlThe American Academy of Pediatrics has announced new recommendations for birth control and teens. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, pediatricians say the best methods are long acting ... and not the pill or condoms.