Monthly Archives: March 2008

March 31, 2008 Health Headlines

Cholesterol Drug Controversy Continues Cholesterol Testing Not Enough for Some You May Be the Key to Cancer Prevention Managing Stress Can Lower Heart Death Risk A Little Haggling Could Mean Big Savings on Med Bills Gov’t Launches Hospital Comparisons Site … Continue reading

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Cholesterol Testing Not Enough for Some

This story is important for readers that plan to have their cholesterol level checked this year. Not only should you get an entire lipid profile (which should include [1] TC [total cholesterol], [2] HDL [what I call “healthy” cholesterol], [3] … Continue reading

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MEDIA ALERT

Dr. Walt and Barb will appear as guests on the Thursday, April 3rd broadcast of “Living the Life” at 930 am on your local ABC Family Network. They will be discussing their newest book, His Brain, Her Brain: How divinely … Continue reading

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Cholesterol Drug Controversy Continues

The controversy about Vytorin and Zetia continues. As I’ve been saying since this story began to break, the group of patients studied was one that had a genetic disease leading to very high levels of cholesterol. This study was not … Continue reading

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