Posted 9:38 AM 5/24/2013 by Marissa Torres
It's a surgery with no incisions... no scars... and no scalpels.
Doctors say it can even get patients back to normal in less than 24 hours. A fine spring day and Jennifer Smith is taking full advantage of it.
Hard to believe that the day before, doctors removed two Fibroids from her (More)
Posted 7:45 AM 5/23/2013 by Marissa Torres
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control says as many as one in five children, ages three to seventeen, experiences a mental health disorder in the U.S. each year. But often-- a correct diagnosis can be difficult to come by, especially when it comes to Autism.
"As a parent I was (More)
Posted 9:44 PM 5/23/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
You could be living in a former meth lab right now and not even know it. A News 5 investigation recently uncovered a Colorado Springs family who unknowingly rented out a former meth lab that was never cleaned up. News 5's Jacqui Heinrich stayed on top of that story and discovered hundreds of (More)
Posted 7:39 AM 5/21/2013 by Marissa Torres
Testicular cancer is the number one cancer of men 15 to 35. If caught early-- it's very curable.
"I didn't think that it was going to be cancer."
But it was: Testicular Cancer. Anthony Vasold, just 24 at the time, got the diagnosis almost three years ago. He's since gone through (More)
Posted 7:39 AM 5/20/2013 by Marissa Torres
It may not be too late to get in shape for the summer, a non-invasive method for toning up that tummy.
Yvonne is turning to Doctor Harold Lancer for help.
"In the body toning world non-invasive is usually a person who wants a very specific area toned and that's it. In these (More)
Posted 9:05 PM 5/17/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
Police found shocking discovery at a home on the northeast side of Colorado Springs when they responded to a welfare check Thursday night: a 13-year-old autistic boy naked, living among dead and live rodents and human and animal excrement.
The boy has been in the care of a former Colorado (More)
Posted 8:36 AM 5/16/2013 by Marissa Torres
How would you like to know whether you're having a boy or a girl early in your pregnancy? Now a new cutting edge test that can do that in a totally non-invasive way.
"so nervous, so excited. Yeah I think we're pretty anxious. I just like to prepare. I think there are different kinds of (More)
Posted 7:39 AM 5/15/2013 by Marissa Torres
About 9 million Americans are suffering from Osteoporosis. Living with the disease isn't just painful, it causes your bones to become more fragile and more likely to break. A quick screening tool to let you know if you're at risk.
A study by the National Osteoporosis Foundation recently (More)
Posted 7:55 AM 5/13/2013 by Marissa Torres
No one likes to be seen with bulging varicose veins, purple discolorations, or swelling in the legs. But appearance alone shouldn't be your main reason for getting treatment.
"People think that what we do is cosmetic, and it's far from it."
In fact, Dr. Gordon Gibbs with Rocky (More)
Posted 8:24 AM 5/10/2013 by Marissa Torres
As you gear up for your next hike or walk through the woods, you're going to want to be on the look out for ticks.
The tiny parasite, which averages around 2 centimeters in size, carries a host of diseases, including Lyme disease, and can make you extremely ill if bitten.
If you (More)
Posted 7:21 AM 5/9/2013 by Marissa Torres
It's often viewed as one of the first signs of summer, a backyard barbecue. But a little known grilling hazard has re-surfaced, and even sent a teenager to the hospital.
Tristin Beck had an unusual X ray, showing something so small, Tristin's family didn't kow what they were dealing with (More)
Posted 7:22 AM 5/8/2013 by Marissa Torres
A recent report shows fewer Americans are dying of stroke than ever before, but we're not in the clear yet.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 800,000 people die in the United States each year from cardiovascular disease and stroke.
"All of us are at risk for a (More)
Posted 7:45 AM 5/7/2013 by Marissa Torres
Today you can buy milk, toilet paper, and see a nurse all at the same location. There is a growing trend in walk-up clinics across the country. Stores like CVS, Walgreens and Target are adding medical clinics inside their stores staffed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Posted 7:06 PM 5/6/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
The campaign to recall some state legislators is heating up in the wake of gun control legislation.
The recall effort is targeting those leaders who showed the strongest support for gun control bills, with Senate President John Morse seemingly at the top of the list. His camp is fighting (More)
Posted 7:54 AM 5/3/2013 by Marissa Torres
Going to the dentist isn't just about getting your teeth cleaned. Dentists can often be the first ones to spot a cancerous growth inside the mouth, and possibly save your life.
"About 30% of Oral Cancers are on patients who typically might say I don't need that, because I don't drink and I (More)