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Statins may not lower cholesterol enough in half those who take them

Statins are recommended to lower the risk of heart diseaseBSIP/UIG By New Scientist staff and Press Association A study of more than 165,000 people suggests that fewer than half of those who are prescribed statins reach the desired level of cholesterol within two years of starting to take the drugs. In England, doctors are recommended… Read More »

Once Again, the Trump Administration Tries to Take Away Your Health Care

It’s happening again. The Trump administration is attacking the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or Obamacare). Only this time, the approach isn’t piecemeal, and it doesn’t arrive via Congress. Instead, it’s a full-on effort to repeal the entire health care law by declaring it unconstitutional. Specifically, the Department of Justice, under the guidance of the… Read More »