Daily Archives: November 20, 2011

Losing weight in middle age lowers heart disease risk

The New York Times “Well” blog reports that according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine, “overweight adolescents who slim down in middle age may lower their risk” of heart disease.

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Dietary changes may lower cholesterol better than statins

On its website, ABC News/Good Morning America reports that dietary changes may “do a better job” than taking statins to lower cholesterol.

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