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Lindsay Hayden and Cameron Oliver testify at the state Capitol (credit: CBS)

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Tells Lawmakers More CPR Training Needed

A Colorado legislator wants high school students to learn CPR. Her bill would offer grants for “hands-on” training.

02/25/2014

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Miles Raises Awareness Of Heart Disease With Visit To Hospital

Miles the Broncos mascot is using his time in the off season to raise awareness about heart disease in women.

02/07/2014

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To Protect Your Heart, Timing Is Everything

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.

11/25/2013

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Popping A Yogurt Instead Of A Pill?

Popping a pill to lower your blood pressure? How about adding a healthy food to drop those numbers? Dr. Dave Hnida looks at new research that shows how yogurt every three days can help control or prevent high blood pressure.

09/21/2012

Heather La Puma shows CBS4's Kathy Walsh how to perfrom bystander CPR (credit: CBS)

Short Video On CPR Can Motivate To Save A Life

It’s well known CPR can help save lives. “Hands-only” CPR is simpler than ever, but many people won’t even try it. Now a new study shows just a one minute long video can motivate bystanders to jump in and help.

03/08/2011

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New Drug Produces Steep Drop In Bad Cholesterol

An experimental drug boosted good cholesterol so high and dropped bad cholesterol so low in a study that doctors were stunned and voiced renewed hopes for an entirely new way of preventing heart attacks and strokes.

11/18/2010