'It's Not Too Bad ... All You Take Is Tylenol' Says Fellow Student Of Meningitis PatientsBack to school comes with a warning in Douglas County after two students were diagnosed with viral meningitis at Mountain Vista High School.
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.
Is Tylenol A Worthless Medication?Acetaminophen -- which is the active ingredient in Tylenol -- is the most popular pain reliever in the world. Yet a new study says that the drug is not effective at relieving pain, and people who take it are wasting their time and money, CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports.
But It's Only Tylenol ...With cold and flu rampant in Colorado, here's a warning about using a popular pain and fever reliever -- acetaminophen -- the active ingredient in Tylenol. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, more than 600 products contain acetaminophen, making it easy to overdose -- and suffer liver failure.
Monday Health Tip: Tylenol, Advil, Or Aleve?When it comes to pain relief, it seems like you have a million and one choices. But is one drug any better than another. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at the "Big Three" pain relievers in this week's Monday health tip.
The Directions Are Smarter Than YouThe makers of Extra Strength Tylenol have just changed the recommended dosage of their product. But unless you're a math major, you still may have trouble staying within the safe range of the active ingredient: acetaminophen. Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some advice.
Unabomber Exchanged Letters With CBS4 InvestigatorThe FBI has requested a DNA sample from "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski as part of its investigation into the 1982 deaths of seven Chicago-area people who took cyanide-laced Tylenol from packages that had been tampered with.