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    New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol
    "A new class of cholesterol drug could sharply cut "bad" LDL cholesterol in people who don't fare well on...More
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    New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol
    "A new class of cholesterol drug could sharply cut "bad" LDL cholesterol in people who don't fare well on...More
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    Drug May Lower Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk
    "Adding an experimental new biologic drug to conventional cholesterol-lowering drugs may result in better...More
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    Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    "Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may significantly increase a person's risk of developing type 2...More
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    U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods
    "Decades-old advice to Americans against eating foods high in cholesterol likely will not appear in the...More
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    Should You Take a Statin?
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    Join Us! Ask Our Experts: New Rules for Heart Heal...
    We saw a lot of changes around heart health recently -- new guidelines on cholesterol and blood pressure...More
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    Merck Recalls Cholesterol Drug Liptruzet
    TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Packaging defects have prompted a recall of a combination ...More
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    Cholesterol drug (STATINs) slashes prostate cance...
    The study, published online in the journal The Prostate, followed 1,000 cancer patients, a third of whom used...More
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    Understanding Your Lipid Panel
    A lipid panel is a blood test that measures lipids-fats and fatty substances used as a source of...More
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    Cholesterol Levels Have Gone Down in Kids, Teens
    Click the link above to read how rising obesity levels and dropping cholesterol levels have...More
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    Study: Statins May Be Linked to Fatigue
    Some people who take cholesterol-lowering statins may feel zapped of energy and/or experience...More
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    Cholesterol Levels in the U.S. on the Decline
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    Do Statins Impair Memory?
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    Pre & Post Surgery Inspiration
    I had quadruple bypass surgery one year ago at the age of 40. I have found my voice and want to share my...More
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    New Warnings on Cholesterol-Lowering Statins
    Memory loss, confusion, high blood sugar, and type 2 diabetes are possible side effects of the...More
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    Are benefits of cholesterol-lowering statins worth...
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    New Warnings on Statins
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    Study: People Taking Statins Are Less Likely to Di...
    Click the link above to read about a new study suggesting that certain drugs that lower cholesterol...More
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    High Cholesterol Risks: Top 2 Dangers
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