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38 million Americans with health conditions that put them at increased risk for cardiovascular disease

38 million Americans with health conditions that put them at increased risk for cardiovascular disease

Statins cut the risk of serious infection

Statins cut the risk of serious infection

Stress can raise a person's lipid levels

Stress can raise a person's lipid levels

Dining out may increase cardiovascular disease risk in children

Dining out may increase cardiovascular disease risk in children

Lowering of LDL level shows limited benefit for patients with previous heart attack

Lowering of LDL level shows limited benefit for patients with previous heart attack

Why some people do not respond as well as others to statin therapy

Why some people do not respond as well as others to statin therapy

Aspirin advice ignored by those who need it

Aspirin advice ignored by those who need it

Forget decaf - coffee full of caffeine is much healthier!

Forget decaf - coffee full of caffeine is much healthier!

Decaffeinated coffee may cause an increase in harmful LDL cholesterol

Decaffeinated coffee may cause an increase in harmful LDL cholesterol

Torcetrapib - Lipitor drug combo shows promise

Torcetrapib - Lipitor drug combo shows promise

Tricor disappoints in diabetes trial

Tricor disappoints in diabetes trial

Role of statin therapy in patients with heart failure

Role of statin therapy in patients with heart failure

Scientists identify molecular link between body fat and blood lipids

Scientists identify molecular link between body fat and blood lipids

One in five Americans has or is at serious risk for developing diabetes

One in five Americans has or is at serious risk for developing diabetes

Diabetic black men have lower amounts of atherosclerosis than diabetic white men

Diabetic black men have lower amounts of atherosclerosis than diabetic white men

Testosterone may improve women's sex lives after menopause

Testosterone may improve women's sex lives after menopause

Expert evaluates orlistat (Xenical)

Expert evaluates orlistat (Xenical)

Ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk factors

Ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk factors

Very low LDL cholesterol levels appear to be safe for heart patients on statin therapies

Very low LDL cholesterol levels appear to be safe for heart patients on statin therapies

Cholesterol levels among older adults has declined significantly

Cholesterol levels among older adults has declined significantly