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Study Finds Alternative to Anti-Cholesterol Drug

The New York Times– Study finds alternative to anti-cholesterol drug can protect people from heart attacks and strokes. Dr. Steven Nissen comments.

Could Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear?

HealthDay – Dr. Eric Roselli comments on a flu and aortic dissection study.

Cleveland Clinic research shows gut bacteria byproduct impacts heart failure

FoxNews.com, Science Codex, Medical Xpress, and WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids, MI) – New study finds the way gut microbes metabolize foods that are high in fat and cholesterol may play a role in the development of heart failure. Dr. Stanley Hazen discusses the study.


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Varicose Veins: Not Just an Older Woman’s Problem
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