Dr. Hilden in the News

To fight flu, more Minnesotans on the hunt for elusive elderberry syrup
Star Tribune, 3/6/18
The scientific evidence that it works against the flu is not a slam dunk, according to Dr. David Hilden, an internal medicine physician at Hennepin County Medical Center.

How to avoid 2nd case of the flu
WCCO 4 TV, 2/12/18
“This year is the worst flu season I’ve seen in nearly a decade,” Dr. David Hilden, an Internal Medicine physician at Hennepin County Medical Center said.

How do you know if you’ve got the flu?
GoMN, 2/9/18
“In my memory, it’s the worst since the 2009-10 year, which was that awful year that we called it the ‘Swine flu,'” Hennepin County Medical Center’s internal medicine physician, Dr. David Hilden, told GoMN. “Easily the worst one in six, seven, eight years.”

Hospital sets up 1st mobile emergency unit in US to address flu epidemic
ABC World News, 1/29/18
Dr. David Hilden from Hennepin County Medical Center interviewed.

MN flu season may have peaked
KARE 11 TV, 1/18/18
“One of the things we were thinking about when we heard the Super Bowl was coming to downtown Minneapolis is, what if we’re already full from something else?” said Dr. David Hilden, an internal medicine physician at HCMC. “And that something else this year is influenza.”

How necessary are annual physical exams? 
89.3 KPCC Air Talk, 1/17/18
Doctors recommend coming into their offices for a check-up and blood work once a year… but is the cost to insurers and patients worth the benefits? Guest Dr. David Hilden, assistant chief of medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Do traveling football fans bring added risk for the flu? 
KARE 11 TV, 1/12/18
Dr. David Hilden is an internal medicine physician at the Hennepin County Medical Center.

10 things you should ask your doctor at your next visit 
Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1/11/10
Dr. David Hilden talks with Allie Shah at the Star Tribune about ways to become more prepared for your next doctor visit.

Good Question:  Why do we say “bless you” when someone sneezes?
WCCO 4 TV,  3/3/17
In the popular “Good Question” segment, Heather Brown asks Dr. David Hilden what happens when we sneeze?

Perspective:  I eat too much butter
Minnesota Medicine magazine,  September-October 2016
In a reprint of a post from MyHealthyMatters.org, Dr. David Hilden reflects on day of eating.

Good Question:  Can a change in seasons make us sick?
WCCO 4 TV,  6/6/16
John Lauritsen asks Dr. David Hilden another “Good Question”

Flu hitting Minnesota hard
KARE 11 TV,  3/15/16
Dr. David Hilden talks about a tough flu season on the set of KARE11 with Julie Nelson.

Good Question:  How can you live to 100?
WCCO 4 TV,  2/11/16
Heather Brown asks Dr. David Hilden how to live a really long time.

Measles can be tough for younger doctors to spot
WCCO-830 Radio,  2/2/15
Because of vaccinations, younger doctors don’t see much measles anymore.  Dr. David Hilden talks with Al Schoch of WCCO Radio.

Career switch: Why some left other jobs for medicine
Minnesota Medicine magazine, February 2014
Dr. David Hilden is featured as he explains his transition from electrical engineer to doctor.

Deer tick season arrives early
WCCO-830 Radio, 5/30/12
Dr. David Hilden talks on-air with Steve Murphy about a warm spring and the arrival of ticks.

Doctor, What’s the story?
Minnesota Medicine magazine, December 2011
Dr. David Hilden gives some tips for medical professionals in talking to the media.

Vitamins A to Z
Minnesota Monthly magazine, 1/31/11
Dr. David Hilden makes sense of the alphabet soup.

Facing End-of-Life Talks, Doctors Choose to Wait 
The New York Times, 1/11/10
Dr. David Hilden joins a discussion about when doctors should talk about end-of-life issues with their patients.