Dr. Dave Hnida’s Blog
The one in a thousand year flood catches everyone of guard, including doctors. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida shares what the State Health Department sent him and other health professionals to help deal with the medical unknowns of the disaster.
The worst may be over, but yet the worst may be yet to come. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has tips and info on staying safe during cleanup.
Could that pounding headache be caused by a spike in your blood pressure? The answer is most likely no. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study that shows half of people with high blood pressure don’t even know it…they’re too busy waiting for symptoms.
Tweak your back or ankle, which do you do first? Ice or Heat?
CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida takes a look at the answer everyone remembers–until they get hurt.
When it comes to flu vaccines, one size doesn’t fit all. This year, you’ll have a choice of a number of shots and sprays– even a new vacccine for people with egg allergies. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has a shopping list to pick and choose the new vaccine that’s right for you.
Feeling a little under the weather? When is it okay to exercise? Important questions with a weird summertime respiratory bug making the rounds. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida says one good guideline to follow is “The Rule Of The Neck.”
Most medical offices have a “BMI” chart right next to the scale that you step on before you see the doctor. But that BMI chart may be more than a little misleading. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it’s not only the BMI that needs a fresh look, but also the concept of bodies shaped like an apple or a pear.
A new study shows some startling statistics about Lyme Disease. It’s about 10 times more common than we thought. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the illness is almost non-existent in Colorado. But some commonly visited areas of the country appear to be hotbeds of the tick-borne disease.
When Bronco Derek Wolfe went down with a neck injury, everyone feared for the worst. Fortunately, it looks like Wolfe may return to play sooner than anyone watching the game would have thought. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida gives a behind the scenes look of how a medical team approaches a neck injury on the football field.
The hot topic in medicine these days … as well as the sports pages is the number of head injuries in football. But did you know the rate of head injury and brain damage is more than double in bike riding (without a helmet)? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains how to make sure your child’s helmet is a proper fit.