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Statins work even better if . . .

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According to the conclusions of a recent study out of Italy in the International Journal of Cardiology, if you’re one of the millions and millions of people out there taking a statin drug, you might get a much better bang for your buck if you combine it with a stricter adherence to the much-praised Mediterranean […]

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More good news about statins

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If you’re an aging male doctor, the good news from a recent study is that a statin drug, something nearly every aging male doctor I know is taking in some form, can significantly raise your risk of living longer (18 % longer life expectancy in this study), and just as important, also lower your risk […]

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Statins: Take or take a break?

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Full disclaimer: I’ve been on 10 mg of Lipitor (atorvastatin) for over 25 years because of high LDL and total cholesterol levels and every single one of my well-meaning doctors, who I really do believe actually like me (I may be wrong but if I am, I don’t want to know) and want to look […]