The Birth Control Pill May Raise Your Risk Of Breast CancerA new study finds that taking the birth control pill can raise your risk of developing breast cancer. But the risk is low and the pill overall remains a safe choice for most women.
Why You Can Literally Die Of A Broken HeartWhat happens when a person keels over and dies after the stress of bad news? Researchers says it is medically possible that the cause is a "broken heart."
Why The Best Treatment For Prostate Cancer May Be No Treatment At AllThe best treatment for the most common cancer affecting men, prostate cancer, may be no treatment at all.
Study: Tourist Pot Complaints Up At Colorado Emergency RoomsColorado's tourists aren't just buying weed now that it's legal - they're ending up in emergency rooms at rates far higher than residents, according to a new study.
How Low Should You Go? Why Your 'Normal' Blood Pressure May Now Be Too HighNew research confirms that what we always thought was normal blood pressure may actually be too high. CBS4's Dr. Dave Hnida explains.
Would You Trust A Sleepy Surgeon?If you’re having surgery, you want everything to be perfect. Great surgeon. Great staff. Spotless OR. Perfectly organized and well functioning equipment. Essentially, nothing but the best. But what about rest? As in, did your surgeon have a full, restful sleep before picking up the scalpel? A new study says sleep deprivation is not a worry when it comes to surgeon. But CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida disagrees.
Marijuana Intoxication Blamed In More Deaths, InjuriesAnother death in Colorado has been listed as having "marijuana intoxication" as a factor, according to a CBS4 investigation.
And Don't Call Me ShirleyOne place you don't want to have a health issue is at 38,000 feet, but in-flight emergencies happen more often than you think. Now you may not want Leslie Nielson from "Airplane" coming to your aid, but a new study shows doctors are usually on board your flight, and will respond to your needs. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the statistics of medicine in an airborne cabin.
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.
FDA Warns Z-Pak Could Cause Deadly Heart ProblemThe government has a warning about a popular antibiotic. It says azithromycin, better known as Z-Pak, can cause a potentially deadly heart problem.
An Important Part Of Any Diet Plan: SEXA new study says several things we believe about weight loss are just plain wrong, including the idea that sex burns calories. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, there's some sneakiness to this report that makes it hard to believe.
An Asthma Drug That Permanently Stunts Growth?All asthma medications can have side effects, but one in particular has one that is permanent: stunted growth. Dr. Dave Hnida has more on a new study.