Coconut Oil: Not The Health Food You May Believe It IsIf you think coconut oil is a healthier choice for your heart, and your health in general, the American Heart Association says think again.
Do You Know Where The Defibrillator Is At Work?Most Americans don't know how to do CPR or use an AED, or Automated External Defibrillator. And according to the American Heart Association, that is a special problem in a workplace.
Energy Drinks And Your TickerIt's not the caffeine that's a problem, but the other ingredients that may make your heart rhythm do funny things when you have an energy drink.
Get Outside For National Walking DayEveryone is encouraged to get outside and take advantage of the sunny day in Colorado to get moving for National Walking Day.
Is Celebrex Safer For Your Pain Than Ibuprofen Or Naproxen?A new report says the arthritis drug Celebrex may be more heart friendly than originally thought.
Why Your DNA Is Not Your Destiny, At Least For Your HeartYou might think a strong family history of heart disease means you're next on the list for a heart problem, but a new study finds that four simple steps can help you cut that genetic risk in half.
Will Ibuprofen Or Aleve Cause A Heart Attack? New FDA WarningThe FDA is adding stronger warning labels to common pain relievers such as Ibuprofen and Aleve, saying the drugs can increase your risk of heart attack or stroke. Does this mean that simply taking an ibuprofen for a headache could lead to a heart attack? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has advice on what you should do.
Studies Question Fish Oil's Effectiveness With Heart HealthFish oil is the third most popular dietary supplement in the nation with more than 10 percent of Americans taking it daily for heart health. The majority of the studies conducted in the last seven years don't support the theory.
Is It Okay To Eat A Burger And Fries On Your Way To A Cholesterol Test?Get a cholesterol test, and odds are you will be told to starve yourself for 12 hours before having your blood taken. But is that really the most accurate way to check blood fats? As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, researchers say fasting is like cramming for a exam -- and may not be the best way to take a blood test.
Cardiac Arrest Survivor Tells Lawmakers More CPR Training NeededA Colorado legislator wants high school students to learn CPR. Her bill would offer grants for "hands-on" training.
Miles Raises Awareness Of Heart Disease With Visit To HospitalMiles the Broncos mascot is using his time in the off season to raise awareness about heart disease in women.
To Protect Your Heart, Timing Is EverythingMillions 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.