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Dr. Dave Hnida (credit: CBS)

Will Fixing ‘Low T’ Also Break Your Heart?

Guys, you can’t help escaping the message that you may be suffering from “low T”, or low testosterone. And a trip to the doctor may be smart move to see if you can boost your energy, strength, and sex drive. But now the FDA is taking a closer look at testosterone products to make sure they are safe. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, there is also a question of these products being marketed as a quick fix for everything that ails the American male.

02/01/2014

Generic Statin (credit: Dr. Dave Hnida)

Should You Be On A Statin Drug? The New Rules

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.

11/12/2013

Head coach John Fox of the Denver Broncos (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

John Fox Update: Heart Procedure This Week

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.

11/02/2013

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About Randy Travis And His Cardiomyopathy Diagnosis

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.

07/08/2013

Dr. Bettis, a black lab, is Dr. Dave Hnida's dog (credit: CBS)

Four Legged Friend Of Your Heart

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.

05/10/2013

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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

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Why Living High Is Good

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.

03/26/2011

Pizza at Mangia Bevi Café (credit: CBS)

Why Pizza Is Good For Your Heart… And Soul

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.

03/22/2011

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