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High Cholesterol? CVD Risk? It Might Be Your Thyroid
Do you have high cholesterol? Are you concerned about your heart health? Get your thyroid tested. Thyroid hormones play a major role in lipid metabolism and are one of the major causes of high cholesterol.
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The Dangers of Acetaminophen
Acetaminophen, more commonly known as Tylenol, is one of the most popular over-the-counter painkillers. Yet acetaminophen may be one of the most dangerous medicines in the drugstore.
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What the Media Isn’t Telling You About Statin Drug Trials
Media reports about statin drugs dramatically overstate their effectiveness, while understating their risk. Dr. Malcolm Kendrick released an article about how deceptive and misleading media reporting on statin drug trials can be.
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RHR: 4 Natural Alternatives to Aspirin
Today we're answering a listener question about aspirin. Does an aspirin a day or a baby aspirin a day prevent cardiovascular disease and blood clots?
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The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 26, bringing you the best health research and paleo recipes from around the web over the past two weeks.
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Up-And-Coming Medical Apps
Technology has the potential to improve our health if we use it correctly. Learn which apps can help you get healthier in the new year.
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The Diet–Heart Myth: Statins Don’t Save Lives in People without Heart Disease
In this article, I will debunk the myth that statin drugs save lives in healthy people without heart disease and discuss some of the little known side effects and risks associated with these drugs.
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The Diet-Heart Myth: Why Everyone Should Know Their LDL Particle Number
There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding heart disease. One is that high cholesterol has a hand in causing it. Read on to discover the truth.
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Red Meat and TMAO: Cause for Concern, or Another Red Herring?
A recent study proposed a link between red meat consumption and an increase of TMAO in the bloodstream But how accurate is this claim? Read on for more.
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