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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 45 are taking them. An increasing proportion of these patients don’t have the established cardiovascular […]

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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 risk calculator being recommended for prescribing cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are starting to take on the […]

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