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Will Ibuprofen Or Aleve Cause A Heart Attack? New FDA Warning

The 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.

07/10/2015

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Stroke Patient To Life Savers: ‘We Don’t Have Enough Thank Yous’

Proper treatment helped save the life of a 43-year-old man from Arvada who had suffered a stroke. On Friday, Brian Thorson and his wife met those who saved his life.

05/15/2015

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The Signs Of A Stroke That Can Be Different In Women

Like heart attacks, the signs and symptoms of a stroke can be extremely different between men and women. A new study finds that less than one in ten women are aware of the unusual symptoms that often accompany a stroke. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida outlines the three most unusual symptoms that are more likely to be seen in women.

05/12/2015

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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.

01/13/2015

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$11 Million Awarded To Inmate Who Suffered Stroke

A health contractor for Jefferson County must pay more than $11 million to an inmate who suffered a stroke behind bars.

12/16/2014

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Colorado Astronaut Scott Carpenter Suffers Stroke

Astronaut Scott Carpenter from Colorado is recovering from a stroke.

09/29/2013

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Ibuprofen And Heart Attacks

If 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.

05/30/2013

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Researchers Find Link Between Diet Soda & Stroke

According to a study that took 9 years to compile, drinking just one diet soda a day can drastically increase your chance of a stroke

02/10/2011

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Will Diet Soda Give You A Stroke?

A new study suggests a diet soda may mean fewer calories, but a higher risk of stroke. Dr. Dave Hnida has some advice before you pop open your next can of diet soda pop.

02/09/2011

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