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Would You Really Want To Know?

Exciting news about Alzheimer’s — but it is news that also carries a burden. A new test that is almost perfect — almost. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida asks, would you really want to know if youre going to develop a disease that has no cure?

07/08/2014

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Those Soccer Headers May Hurt More Than You Think

The World Cup has been exciting to watch, but do you ever wonder if all of those spectacular looking headers add up to subtle damage to the brain? It’s an important question, especially if you have a child who plays the game. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the latest research — and tips — for soccer players and their parents.

06/22/2014

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Why Elbow Grease Is The Best… And Safest Cleaner

If you want to scrub your hands free of germs, it seems like using an anti-bacterial soap would be a good idea. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the FDA has concerns that these products aren’t simply worthless, but may be harmful as well.

12/16/2013

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