Dr. Dave Hnida’s Blog
After yet another injury, Wes Welker has entered the mystery world of concussion management. By all indications, he should be on the no-play list this week. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida explains the NFL guidelines for concussions as well as the forms and checklists used by doctors to make decisions.
The little blue pill has been around for awhile, and as time goes on, more and more medical uses are being found for it. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida reports how a drug for “E.D.” in men may provide relief for painful menstrual periods in women.
It’s a relatively common and simple problem, yet more than half of us self-treat the wrong way. As we head to frigid temps, Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study that looks at one of the most frequent of winter problems: nosebleeds. His advice: don’t take them lying down.
Thanksgiving is traditionally the start of the holiday season. It’s also tradionally the start of food poisoning season. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida reports on how the “2-2-4″ rule may help make today—and the rest of the holidays– more enjoyable.
Millions of Americans take a daily aspirin to lessen the risk of a heart attack. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, when you pop an aspirin can make a big difference in how much protection you truly get.
Broncos defensive back Rahim Moore reportedly suffered an injury which could cost him the rest of the season. Balancing that, though, is the news is that injury shouldn’t cost him his leg. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the uncommon injury called “compartment syndrome.”
New guidelines from heart experts could double the number of Americans taking statin drugs to lower their risk of heart attack and stroke. But how many drugs are too many? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains, and offers an opinion on the new recommendations.
Denver heaved a sigh of relief when Payton Manning’s ankle MRI showed no significant damage. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it’s the type of injury that will cause fans to keep their fingers crossed the rest of the season.
The Broncos announced that Coach John Fox underwent surgery today to replace a defective heart valve. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the typical recovery.
There’s more information on Coach John Fox and his trip to the hospital. It’s being reported that the coach has known heart valve damage. He was hoping to wait until the end of the season to fix it, but now it appears the surgery will be done this week. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida explains how the surgery could be a season -ender for the coach.