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Stuck with Statins? Try a Plant-Based Diet to Cut Back
The solution to a lifetime of statins could lie in a diet based on vegetables, whole grains, beans and fruit.…
About half of people prescribed statin medications fail to achieve an appropriate reduction in LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels two years…
If you are a relatively healthy person, taking a low-dose aspirin doesn’t help to reduce your risk of a heart…
If you have high cholesterol and cardiovascular risk factors, you may be prescribed a statin. Should you be concerned about…
Are Statins Overprescribed? For Many, Their Risks May Outweigh Their Benefits
A new study is arguing that statins may be overprescribed since in many people, the risks of the cholesterol-lowering drugs…
The Troubling Marketing Behind a Prescription Fish Oil Pill
By Diane Archer JustCareUSA As we all know, some pharmaceutical companies will go very far to sell their products. Shefali…
If you are healthy, taking a daily low-dose aspirin to prevent cardiovascular events may not only not help you, it…
Quick Hits: Psychedelic Ecstasy Eyed for PTSD, Ibuprofen May Raise Blood Pressure, and More
The psychedelic MDMA, better known as the party drug ecstasy, could become a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)after the…
Quick Hits: Abuse-Deterrent Opioids Don’t Deter, Antidepressants Can Increase Head Injuries in Seniors & More
Other methods to lower cholesterol may be just as effective as statins in also reducing cardiovascular events. Researchers recently analyzed…
Diabetes Drug Lowers CV Events, but at Serious Cost: Amputation Risk
A new study demonstrates that a relatively new and popular diabetes drug, Invokana (canagliflozin), also has cardiovascular benefits, such as…
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