Dr. Dave Hnida
Health officials claim the U.S. is on track for its worst year for Whooping Cough in more than 50 years. There’s also an increase in Colorado.
A new study says CAT scanning a kid’s head may not alway be a good thing- especially since all of that radiation may triple a child’s risk of cancer. But does that mean you have to be afraid of a scan? Dr Dave Hnida says no. You just need to know the facts, and the questions to ask.
Too many people grab their shovels and scoop up the snow as quickly as they can in an effort to clear their sidewalks and driveways of snow before it starts to stick.
It’s only going to get worse. That’s the word from federal health officials on the listeria outbreak. They say more illnesses and maybe deaths could happen in the coming weeks.
Some medications and pregnancy simply don’t mix. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida reports on a new study in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association that raises new red flags about some common over-the-counter drugs.
Ever wonder why some people never get sick, and others pick up every bug going around? A new study suggests diet may play a main role in keeping the sniffles at bay.
If you’re trying to lower your cholesterol, it may not be so much what you don’t eat that’s most important. Dr Dave Hnida reports on a new study that shows a big drop in blood fats with some small additions to your diet.
Here’s a surefire way to give your child a stomach ache: pack a lunch for school. A new study shows 98% of lunches brought from home are beginning to spoil by lunchtime. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some tips on saving your kids… from you.
It’s mosquito time in Colorado, and besides worries over things like West Nile virus, it’s just plain painful to be on the recieving end of the mouth of a mosquito. Dr. Dave Hnida reports on what turns mosquitoes on, and what will make them fly from you to a more attractive target.
Is the hospital truly a dangerous place to be during the month of July? Dr Dave Hnida looks at a new study, which for the first time, looks at death rates when new interns and residents take the wheel of the medical car.