Inexpensive blood test identifies people with a normal cholesterol at risk for heart attack, stroke – and a statin medicine may save lives and change preventive medicine

General Health, Health Headlines, Heart Health, Men's Health, Woman's Health
Whew! This is long title describing the remarkable results of a study, just announced at the American Heart Association’s meeting in New Orleans, which showed that AstraZeneca's cholesterol fighting Crestor (rosuvastatin) slashed deaths, heart attacks, strokes, and artery-clearing procedures in apparently healthy patients who had normal cholesterol levels. The study has made a dramatic impression on some doctors who now expect an adjustment to preventive care guidelines. More Information: (more…)
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Questions and Answers on Bottled Water and How It Compares to Tap Water

Children's Health, General Health, Men's Health, Nutritional Health, Parenting, Woman's Health
Americans drank 9 billion gallons of bottled water last year, or slightly more than 29 gallons for every man, woman, and child in the country. They also spent $22 billion on a product that critics of the bottled water industry say they should be getting for free from their home faucets. So, what’s better for you – bottled or tap water? More Information: (more…)
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