Is A Baby Aspirin Right For You? New GuidelinesMillions of Americans pop a daily baby aspirin to cut their risk of heart attack and stroke. But the guidelines for aspirin have been varied and vague over the years, leaving many people wondering if an aspirin is right for them. CBS4's Dr. Dave Hnida reports on new guidelines that are much more specific, and adds a new reason for taking this inexpensive protection.
Will Ibuprofen Or Aleve Cause A Heart Attack? New FDA WarningThe FDA is adding stronger warning labels to common pain relievers such as Ibuprofen and Aleve, saying the drugs can increase your risk of heart attack or stroke. Does this mean that simply taking an ibuprofen for a headache could lead to a heart attack? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has advice on what you should do.
Study: Heartburn Medication Can Increase Heart Attack RiskResearchers say a new study shows a clear link between some widely used heartburn medicines and heart attack risk.
Why Blowing A Gasket Can Put You In A CasketIt's never good to lose your temper, but a new study shows how bad anger can be on your heart --even after you've had hours to calm down. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at what happens to your heart when you fly off the handle.
Are You Sure That Aspirin Is Right For You?Millions of Americans take a daily aspirin to lower their risk of heart attack and stroke. Yet this little pill can carry some major side effects. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study that says many people who take aspirin should actually avoid it.
Are You At Risk For 'The Frozen Five?'As temperatures plummet, your risk of health problems skyrocket, including some issues you might not ordinarily associate with a plunging thermometer. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the "Frozen Five" -- five health problems that go hand-in-hand with a visit from this unusual early blast of winter.
First Responders Thanked For Saving LivesThree 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.
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.
Man Dies At Rocky Mountain National ParkA 74-year-old man from Fort Collins has suffered an apparent heart attack and died while snowshoeing in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Man Saves Another Man 24 Hours After Learning CPRA man from Aurora went for a run and most surely would have died along the way were it not for a quick-thinking stranger.
James Gandolfini's Heart ... And YouThe 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."
Ibuprofen And Heart AttacksIf 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.