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Making Sense of Your Cholesterol Scores

The Cholesterol Conundrum Because aggressively reducing patients’ LDL cholesterol has failed to prevent many cardiovascular events, there’s been renewed effort over the past decade to find better ways to “risk-stratify” patients – especially those at “moderate risk” using the conventional […]

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Do Statins Fatten?

New Study Challenges Latest Statin Guidelines Statin drugs are the cholesterol-lowering darlings of contemporary medicine. So much so that fully half of men age 65-74 are prescribed them and one in four adults – both men and women – over […]

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Docs’ Cholesterol Chaos to Rival Obamacare Website Debacle?

Cholesterol Turmoil Leaves Patients & Their Doctors With Questions The cholesterol cops are at it again – only this time the storm they’ve stirred up makes them look more like the Keystone Cops. The latest cholesterol guidelines and the new […]

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