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Are You Going To Roll The Dice Of Illness?

Flu season is just around the corner, and we’re being told now is the time to get vaccinated. But fewer that half of adults get a flu vaccine. Why? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the myths that may leave you sicker than a dog.

10/21/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 10 Secrets for Your Suitcase

Follow Bethenny Frankel’s tips for packing light so that your luggage doesn’t slow you down on your next trip.

10/04/2013

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What The Health Department Tells Us Doctors

The one in a thousand year flood catches everyone of guard, including doctors. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida shares what the State Health Department sent him and other health professionals to help deal with the medical unknowns of the disaster.

09/17/2013

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Up Next: Health Worries During Flood Cleanup

The worst may be over, but yet the worst may be yet to come. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has tips and info on staying safe during cleanup.

09/16/2013

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Monday Health Tip: Rule Of The Neck

Feeling a little under the weather? When is it okay to exercise? Important questions with a weird summertime respiratory bug making the rounds. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida says one good guideline to follow is “The Rule Of The Neck.”

08/26/2013

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Derek Wolfe And On-The-Field Neck Injuries

When Bronco Derek Wolfe went down with a neck injury, everyone feared for the worst. Fortunately, it looks like Wolfe may return to play sooner than anyone watching the game would have thought. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida gives a behind the scenes look of how a medical team approaches a neck injury on the football field.

08/19/2013

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Are You A Mosquito Magnet This Year?

It’s not your imagination. Mosquitoes seem bigger and more plentiful this year. And a little hungrier. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has advice on keeping yourself from becoming a mosquito main course.

07/30/2013

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It’s Not Only Hot Dogs

We can’t protect our children from every danger in the world, but one area where we can do better is food. Not “the eating,” but the prevention of choking. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study that examines the foods most likely to block an airway.

07/29/2013

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Baby Boomers Reach Negative Milestone In Health

CBS4 has begun a weekly series focusing on issues facing baby boomers. First up — their health and the milestone that no other generation has reached.

07/27/2013

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The Return Of West Nile

More cases of West Nile Virus are on the horizon as health officials find more infected mosquitoes in our state. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida explains what the disease is, its signs and symptoms — and more importantly — how to lessen your chances of getting sick.

07/18/2013

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