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Considering Statins? What a Cardiologist Wants You to Know

Considering Statins? What a Cardiologist Wants You to Know

Not sure if you should take a statin? The first step in deciding they’re right for you is understanding the risks and benefits.

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Not All Blocked Arteries Should Be Fixed. Here's Why

Not All Blocked Arteries Should Be Fixed. Here's Why

Though we had long thought that every blockage should be fixed, we've learned that, in some cases, it’s not the best route.

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Why High ‘Good’ Cholesterol Is No Guarantee Against a Heart Attack

Why High ‘Good’ Cholesterol Is No Guarantee Against a Heart Attack

“You'll never have a heart attack.” Jane heard this from several doctors over the years. Why? Because Jane had a very high HDL cholesterol ...

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The Real Reason to Take a Statin

The Real Reason to Take a Statin

“Why should I take a cholesterol medication if my cholesterol isn’t high?” This is a question I heard recently from a new patient, Greg ...

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