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Mixing Up Medications

Taking a lot of different medications can be confusing for all of us but when people have worsening vision and perhaps their memory is not as good it can lead to mistakes, mistakes that can be deadly.

02/04/2011

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Statins Only As Needed

The statin drugs are cholesterol lowering drugs that are prescribed to millions of Americans but they should only be taken by those who need them.

01/24/2011

You Can Reduce Your Risk for Heart Disease

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough When it comes to heart disease, we have the statistics. For instance, we know that coronary heart disease is responsible for one out of every five deaths in […]

09/09/2010

Unhealthy Lifestyle Could Lead to Dementia

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Researchers looking at dementia in the elderly have noticed that there are definite connections between dementia and uncontrolled high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol.

07/02/2010

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