Statin Drugs

New Study Says Statins May Lead Some Patients To Pig OutTen years of U.S. data suggest cholesterol-lowering statins are giving patients a license to pig out. Calorie and fat intake increased among statin users during the decade — an indication many patients might be abandoning heart-healthy lifestyles.
Experts Defend New Heart Attack Prevention AdviceHeart experts who wrote new guidelines for preventing heart attacks and strokes are defending a formula that some doctors say overestimates risk for certain groups.
Kids' Cholesterol Down; Fewer Trans Fats Cited Finally some good news about cholesterol and kids: A big government study shows that in the past decade, the proportion of children who have high cholesterol has fallen.
Medical Expert Talks Autism, Statin Drugs, BreakfastDr. Crystal Foster joins CBS 11 News to talk about a new statin drug warning from the FDA, a new study on autism, and the trend of eating two breakfasts.
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