American Heart Association
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.
A Colorado legislator wants high school students to learn CPR. Her bill would offer grants for “hands-on” training.
Miles the Broncos mascot is using his time in the off season to raise awareness about heart disease in women.
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.
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.
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.
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.