New guidelines from heart experts could double the number of Americans taking statin drugs to lower their risk of heart attack and stroke. But how many drugs are too many? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains, and offers an opinion on the new recommendations.
There’s more information on Coach John Fox and his trip to the hospital. It’s being reported that the coach has known heart valve damage. He was hoping to wait until the end of the season to fix it, but now it appears the surgery will be done this week. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida explains how the surgery could be a season -ender for the coach.
Country singer Randy Travis is reported to be in critical condition, suffering from a cardiomyopathy. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what the condition is — and how difficult it is to treat.
There are a lot of things you can do to stay heart healthy … and now you can add having a canine to the list. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at new research from the American Heart Association which shows a doggy is one of the best medicines for your heart.
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 new study shows why a “Rocky Mountain High” may be help you live longer. Dr. Dave Hnida explains how living in our “thin air” may add years to your life.
Are you the “owner of a lonely heart?” Dr Dave Hnida reports on new research that shows the best prescription may be a comfort food like ice cream, mac and cheese. or even pizza.