Who Has The Nation's Best Health Care? Study Reveals State RankingsThe non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 which looks at each state's ability to deliver medical care to its residents.
Weight Loss Injection Proving Effective For Overweight, Obese PatientsSaxenda, which was first approved as a diabetes drug, is a hormone based on one naturally made by the body’s intestines.
Boulder's Sugary Drink Tax Now In EffectA new sugary tax is now in effect in Boulder.
Are You A 'Hipster?' Better Measure That Waistline As If Your Life Depends On ItThat spare tire around your waist may be deadlier than you think. It's time to measure your hip-to-waist ratio.
Getting Rid Of The Spare TireIt's not an official disease, but it can certainly lead to poor health: middle age spread. And it doesn't always come in middle age. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has some tips from a new study that shows building muscle equals a slimmer pair of pants.
Number Of 'Sweet People' Doubles -- And Why That's BadExperts call it an epidemic. New research shows the number of Americans with diabetes. or "sweet blood," has doubled since 1988. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, odds are you know someone with diabetes -- or have it yourself.
STOP! Before You Pop Open That Diet Soda...Here's a heads-up if you are a diet soda drinker. A new report shows diet drinks, including artificially sweetened soda, are far from the magic elixirs for your waistline that you've been led to believe. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the link between diet drinks to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Colorado Launching Statewide Health ChallengeColorado has one of the nation's lowest obesity rates, but more than half its residents are overweight or obese.
Boulder Listed As Country's Least Obese City For 3rd Straight YearA Gallup poll has listed Boulder as the metropolitan area with lowest rate of obesity in the country for the third year in a row.
Endobarrier Blocks Certain Foods, Could Curb Type 2 DiabetesResearchers are studying a new way to treat people with Type 2 Diabetes with a barrier that blocks some harmful foods.
Investigative Author Believes Convenience Foods Are Designed To Hook PeopleSure they taste good, but are convenience foods specially designed to hook us? A new book makes the case.