Why Your Medicine Is So Dangerous For Your ChildAs the number of adults taking prescription medications increase, so has the number of accidental poisonings in children. A new study shows a 30 percent increase in kids being hospitalized from taking adult medicines. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on how keep your household safe.
Is Your Rx On The Top 10 List?What's in your medicine chest? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the Top 10 most prescribed medicines in America. Odds are, you're taking at least one.
Don't Do It ... UnlessWould you swallow some pills you found on the street? That's basically what you may be doing if you're using an online pharmacy. Some are good sites ... most are bad. Dr. Dave Hnida explains a new program to help you avoid online medication traps.
Taking An Anti-Depressant? You're Not AloneThe number of Americans taking anti-depressant medication has exploded over the past 20 years. Are that many of us truly depressed compared to a couple decades ago? Dr. Dave Hnida has some tips and tricks about the proper use of anti-depressants.
Get Rid Of Unused Or Expired Medications SafelyThrowing unused prescription medication in the trash or flushing them can harm the environment. There is a way to properly dispose of medication anytime. It's called the Colorado Medication Take Back.
Serious Mistake By Pharmacy Caught By Springs MotherEven with all the technology surrounding medicine and prescriptions, sometimes the wrong medication gets in patients' bottles.
Poisoning Your Pooch With PillsYou always hear "keep medications out of the reach of children." How about your pets? A new study shows poisonous pills, courtesy of forgotten humans, is a big problem.