Heart Health

Doctor's Orders: Why You Must Take That Nap Each DaySome people might call you lazy, and your boss might get a little peeved, but you can say you’re simply doing a heart healthy exercise. CBS4's Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study that finds people who nap each day have lower blood pressure and stronger hearts than people who don’t.
To Protect Your Heart, Timing Is EverythingMillions of Americans take a daily aspirin to lessen the risk of a heart attack. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, when you pop an aspirin can make a big difference in how much protection you truly get.
Will A Z-Pack Attack Your Heart?A new study suggest one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics in America may have some scary -- as in heart -- side effects. But how worried do you really need to be? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on the study and the question you should ask before taking Zithromax.
How About A Nice Juicy Burger Topped With Trimethylamine N-oxide?When it comes to red meat, we doctors always say -- go easy. But while that advice may be right, the reason my be wrong. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it's not only the fat and cholesterol that's a worry, it's also a mumbo-jumbo long chemical that even he has trouble pronouncing.
Why Whitney Houston DiedThe autopsy report on Whitney Houston shows she died of an accidental drowning, but as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, there is more to the report that needs to be examined. That includes heart problems, medications and drugs... which may have been the true underlying causes of her tragic life and death.
Will That Sleeping Pill Give You A Heart Attack Or Cancer?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.

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