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.
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.”
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.
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.
A firefighter in Parker is back to work six months after he suffered a major heart attack on the job and nearly died.
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.
Researchers in Denmark say traffic noise can give you a heart attack.
Millions of Americans take sleeping pills to get a good night’s snooze. But now a new study says these pills can be as bad for your health as cigarettes. Dr. Dave Hnida looks at whether sleeping pills truly up your risk of death.
If you’re waiting for crushing chest pain before you head to the ER to have your heart checked out, don’t wait to long. Research shows the level of discomfort does not always match up with how badly your heart is suffering. Dr. Dave Hnida has advice.
Can running down the street increase your risk of a heart attack? How about having sex? Dr Dave Hnida looks at a new study that looks at intense activity and your heart.