American Heart Association

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.
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.
Short Video On CPR Can Motivate To Save A LifeIt'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.
New Drug Produces Steep Drop In Bad CholesterolAn 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.

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