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Dangers of Statin Drugs

Sadly, a quarter of the U.S. population over age 45 takes statin drugs, the pharmaceutical industry’s Number One money maker, largely due to relentless advertising, which a recent study found may be d…

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Lowering High Cholesterol with Statins

Sometimes, regardless of your lifestyle changes, you may still have high cholesterol levels. If that's the case, it may be time to consider taking a statin.…

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Do You Want Fries with That Lipitor?

My Care2 blog on Wednesday, Statin Cholesterol Drug Muscle Toxicity, discussed the new FDA warnings attached to statins, the world's best-selling drugs. Side-effects include—the new safety labels caut…

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Statin Cholesterol Drug Muscle Toxicity

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration announced newly-mandated safety labeling for cholesterol-lowering statin drugs such as Lipitor, Mevacor, Crestor, Zocor, and Vytorin. The FDA issued new sid…

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3 Prescription Drugs That Do More Harm Than Good

By Pamela Weintraub, Experience Life True story: He had been a faculty member in three departments of a major university with an IQ north of 180. Over time, the professor lost the ability to reco…

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The Dangers Of Cholesterol Drugs

Tens of millions of Americans are taking cholesterol-lowering drugs—mostly statins—and some "experts" claim that many millions more should be taking them. I couldn't disagree more. Statins a…

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Conquer High Cholesterol

If the nation's health police had a 10-Most-Wanted poster, cholesterol's mug shot would be front and center. It stands accused of aiding and abetting the country's No. 1 killer: heart disease. But cho…

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