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Stroke patient Brian Thornson gives Flight Nurse Bob Greene a hug (credit: CBS)

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

American astronaut Lt Col John Glenn checks over notes with back-up pilot Scott Carpenter after a simulated flight, prior to the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission at Cape Canaveral, the object of which is to put the first American spaceman into orbit around the Earth.  Original Publication: People Disc - HC0271   (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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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