Back in November of 2013, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association got together and released new recommendations to guide cholesterol treatment through the use of statins.
Are 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.
Prescription drugs can help us live longer and better but mixing them can be dangerous. But a new consumer guide helps you get the most from your meds.
A new report in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology says women can have just as much benefit by taking statin drugs as men.
We call it hyperlipidemia — an elevation of the lipids in the blood that can be linked with cardiac issues down the road.
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.