Why Daylight Saving Time Can Be A Deadly TimeThe dreaded weekend is here. The weekend when we lose an extra hour of sleep… Even though it’s one little measly hour, there are some definite health risks that rise when we reset the hands on the clock.
Doctors Rule Menstrual Cramps Can Be As Painful As Heart AttacksDysmenorrhea, better known as cramps, is a painful menstruation that can be severe enough to interrupt the daily routine of one in five women
Kevin Smith Tweets He Had 'Widow Maker' Heart AttackThe director tweeted a selfie in a hospital gown late Sunday night, saying he had suffered a major health crisis.
Retired Chief Puts Emergency Skills To Use After Friend CollapsesOne week after suffering a massive "widowmaker" heart attack, a Silverthorne man is out of the hospital and thanking his hero.
Hospital Releases Officer Who Had Heart Attack In StruggleA suburban Denver police officer who had a heart attack during a struggle with a DUI suspect has been released from the hospital.
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.
Study: Heartburn Medication Can Increase Heart Attack RiskResearchers say a new study shows a clear link between some widely used heartburn medicines and heart attack risk.
Why Blowing A Gasket Can Put You In A CasketIt's never good to lose your temper, but a new study shows how bad anger can be on your heart --even after you've had hours to calm down. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at what happens to your heart when you fly off the handle.
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.
Are You At Risk For 'The Frozen Five?'As temperatures plummet, your risk of health problems skyrocket, including some issues you might not ordinarily associate with a plunging thermometer. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the "Frozen Five" -- five health problems that go hand-in-hand with a visit from this unusual early blast of winter.
First Responders Thanked For Saving LivesThree men got the chance to thank the first responders who saved their lives. All three suffered cardiac arrest before they were helped by Littleton Fire rescuers.