Dr. Dave Hnida’s Blog
You’d be horrified and angry if another child bullied your son or daughter at school, but new research shows that abuse is just as likely, and just as damaging, when it takes place at home. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, all too often, many parents think “sibling bullying” is just a part of growing up.
Heat and pollen are bad enough, but throw in some allergy medicine, and a lack of “early season acclimation” to high temperatures, and even healthy people run the risk of keeling over. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida explains this dangerous mix of ingredients for your health.
There is a lot we don’t know about concussions, but today comes a new study which confirms what we have suspected for a long time: the more concussions in children , the longer it takes to recover. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some advice for parents.
The first cases of measles in Colorado since 2006 have shown up, and health officials are concerned. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what you need to know about the bug.
As 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.
The FDA has a warning about a class of medication that very popular in Colorado these days—drugs to relieve allergies. The agency says you may be having side effects from these medications— and not know it.
Cbs4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has more on why the FDA is concerned.
If you’ve got pain, odds are you may consider some ibuprofen or some other medication for relief. Now, a study links ibuprofen to a higher risk of heart attack and stroke. Do you need to worry that little tab will equal big problems? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the study.
One place you don’t want to have a health issue is at 38,000 feet, but in-flight emergencies happen more often than you think. Now you may not want Leslie Nielson from “Airplane” coming to your aid, but a new study shows doctors are usually on board your flight, and will respond to your needs. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the statistics of medicine in an airborne cabin.
Today comes a national pat on the back for fitness. The American College of Sports Medicine ranks Denver as the fifth most fit city in America. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, there is room to improve.
Hopefully you remembered the sunscreen this weekend. And hopefully you know the right way to use it. There’s a new sunscreen sheriff in town, and the rules have changed. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains.