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Littleton Fire Rescue Paramedics  (credit: CBS)

First Responders Thanked For Saving Lives

Three men got the chance to thank the first responders who saved their lives. All three suffered cardiac arrest before they were helped by Littleton Fire rescuers.

07/09/2014

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Say Goodbye To Aspirin?

For decades, doctors have recommended that most people take a baby aspirin to lower their risk of heart attack. But now the FDA says aspirin should be a no-go for most. So what is the best thing to do? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the FDA recommendation — and offers some advice about popping a daily pill.

05/07/2014

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Man Dies At Rocky Mountain National Park

A 74-year-old man from Fort Collins has suffered an apparent heart attack and died while snowshoeing in Rocky Mountain National Park.

01/08/2014

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Man Saves Another Man 24 Hours After Learning CPR

A man from Aurora went for a run and most surely would have died along the way were it not for a quick-thinking stranger.

10/04/2013

James Gandolfini on January 7, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

James Gandolfini’s Heart … And You

The sudden death of James Gandolfini caught millions by surprise. But the word that he suffered a fatal heart attack isn’t that unusual a story in today’s world. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains that heart attacks are more common that you think — and what you can do to prevent the “big one.”

06/20/2013

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Ibuprofen And Heart Attacks

If you’ve got pain, odds are you may consider some ibuprofen or some other medication for relief. Now, a study links ibuprofen to a higher risk of heart attack and stroke. Do you need to worry that little tab will equal big problems? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the study.

05/30/2013

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Why Your Symptoms Would Be Different From Mine

It’s Heart Month, and no better time to remind men and women (especially women) that heart attacks don’t always arrive with crushing chest pain. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what other symptoms could signal trouble.

02/09/2013

Parker Firefighter Nick Gravina (credit: CBS)

Parker Firefighter Back At Work 6 Months After Nearly Dying

A firefighter in Parker is back to work six months after he suffered a major heart attack on the job and nearly died.

11/06/2012

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If You Think Eggs Are As Bad As Smoking, The Yolks On You

A new study says eating eggs is as bad for your heart as smoking. But is the study a good one, or does it lay an egg? Dr Dave Hnida tells you can relax if you’re an egg eater– you just need to get past the scary headline.

08/15/2012

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Traffic Can Lead To Death

Researchers in Denmark say traffic noise can give you a heart attack.

06/21/2012

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