Is A Baby Aspirin Right For You? New GuidelinesMillions of Americans pop a daily baby aspirin to cut their risk of heart attack and stroke. But the guidelines for aspirin have been varied and vague over the years, leaving many people wondering if an aspirin is right for them. CBS4's Dr. Dave Hnida reports on new guidelines that are much more specific, and adds a new reason for taking this inexpensive protection.
Will Ibuprofen Or Aleve Cause A Heart Attack? New FDA WarningThe 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.
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.
The Signs Of A Stroke That Can Be Different In WomenLike 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.
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.
$11 Million Awarded To Inmate Who Suffered StrokeA health contractor for Jefferson County must pay more than $11 million to an inmate who suffered a stroke behind bars.
Colorado Astronaut Scott Carpenter Suffers StrokeAstronaut Scott Carpenter from Colorado is recovering from a stroke.
Ibuprofen And Heart AttacksIf 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.
Researchers Find Link Between Diet Soda & StrokeAccording to a study that took 9 years to compile, drinking just one diet soda a day can drastically increase your chance of a stroke
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.