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Americans Using Statins In Record NumberThe number of Americans over 40 who take cholesterol-lowering drugs has climbed from around 20% in 2003 to around 28% in 2012.
Diet May Contribute To Dementia In Older WomenIn a study of older women, obesity, high blood pressure, and a low level of hdl, collectively labeled metabolic syndrome, were each associated with a 23% increased risk for cognitive impairment.
Tips For Lowering LipidsIf you want to lower your lipids through the diet the number one thing you can do is reduce your intake of saturated fats or trans fats.
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Recommended For Half The Adult PopulationAre we a country that is relying too much on medications to help extend our lives? New guidelines recommend statin drugs for half the adult population.
Merck Recalling Combination Cholesterol DrugDrugmaker Merck & Co. is recalling a combination cholesterol drug, wiping out the entire U.S. stock, due to packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.
The Common Sense DietI am often asked about common sense steps to help us eat the healthiest diets. Here are my 'common sense' tips.
Advances In The Battle Against Heart DiseaseGenetic research has led to advances in understanding and treating various forms of cancer but the latest news is in the battle against heart disease.
Study Finds Cholesterol Levels Improving In Young PeopleAccording to a ten-year study by the CDC, cholesterol levels have actually improved in this group. This news is in the face of news that the obesity epidemic is still a problem.

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