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Heart Surgeon Admits He was Wrong About Low Fat Diet and Heart Disease

Health Impact News, by Dr. Dwight Lundell, 03/01/15

We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. 1,599 more words

National Issues

How my husband lowered his cholesterol by 30% in two months

Two months ago, my husband John got his blood test results back. His total cholesterol and LDL (the bad kind) were on the high side. His LDL was 5.22 whereas the recommended range is 1 to 3. 482 more words

Disease And Illness Prevention

Stop the Ill to Pill Approach

In 2014, a study by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association was published in JAMA Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical Association, recommending that nearly everyone age 66 and over (97% in general, and 100% of men) needs to take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins in order to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke. 580 more words


Saw our GP

So yesterday we saw our GP. It was for a diabetic review. We also had to see the nurse, actually, the nurse is the one who did almost the entire review, the GP only came in for like five minutes at the end. 169 more words

Poor Response to Statins May Mean Clogged Arteries

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Twenty percent of people with heart disease don’t respond to cholesterol-lowering statins and may have dangerously clogged arteries, researchers have found. 492 more words

Health News

Fit TV | Will Your Doctor Predict if You'll Get Alzheimer's?

VIDEO: Researchers are optimistic that they found a new way to predict Alzheimer’s disease. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of health news in… 17 more words