Dr. Dave Hnida
It’s the number one reason kids go to the doctor- and the number one reason for sleepless nights. But finally, some good news about a major drop in the number of ear infections.
A new study suggests a diet soda may mean fewer calories, but a higher risk of stroke. Dr. Dave Hnida has some advice before you pop open your next can of diet soda pop.
A new study shows less radical surgery may be the way to go for many women with early breast cancer, Dr. Dave Hnida writes in a new blog entry.
It comes like a wave of fire, then a hurricane-like drenching. If you’re going through the agony of hot flashes, a new study offers an alternative to estrogen (as well as the fire extinguisher and raincoat.) It’s a common medication already being used by millions of women … and it cut the incidence of hot flashes in half.
How many cases of tonsillitis does your kid (and you) need to suffer through before your doctor pulls the trigger and says these monsters need to come out? For the first time, there are official guidelines on when to do a tonsillectomy. But can you live without tonsils? Seems like some kids don’t do well with them. So maybe these new guidelines will help all of us figure out what to do.
Jan. 1 tends to be National Hangover Day. Lots of do’s and don’ts are out there — which should you believe? Will aspirin before drinking prevent a hangover? Which are the beverages most likely to cause a pounding head? And is there any truth to “Beer before liquor, never sicker”? Finally, why the best New Year’s drink is spelled H2O.
The holidays are a big time for food that’s just a bit past the ripe point, and as a result, can make you feel pretty crummy, Dr. Dave Hnida writes in a new entry on his blog.
Echinacea has been touted as an effective cold fighter for centuries, but the research on the herb has been a hogde podge of studies with a hodge podge of results.
As you scurry around grabbing those last-minute gifts, you may want to think about one for yourself: a flu shot.
It’s scary stuff, but it’s not panic time. Dr. Dave Hnida discusses how to protect yourself from meningococcus.