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Cholesterol Lowering in a Nut Shell

Michael Greger MD | December 13, 2012 | Health

Read More: cholesterol, Lipitor, nuts, saturated fat, statins

Though official recommendations are to first treat high cholesterol with dietary change, many physicians jump right to cholesterol-lowering medications such as statins like Lipitor that can have an array of side effects. As described in my 1-min. video Diet Versus Drugs for High......

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Give Thanks Every Day To Those You Love

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 25, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: compassion, Forgiveness, gratitude, improving relationships, money, pills, statins, Thanksgiving

We tend to treat strangers, acquaintances and co-workers better than our loved ones. We tend to take our loved ones for granted and treat them in inconsiderate and unloving ways. When in a disagreement, we tend to automatically react rather......

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Generic Lipitor is not the answer to our heart disease epidemic

Michael Greger MD | December 23, 2011 | Health

Read More: American Journal of Cardiology, cancer, cholesterol, cigarettes, diabetes, dietary cholesterol, Dr. Dean Ornish, Dr. William Clifford Roberts, eggs, fast food, Happy Meal, heart attack, heart disease, LDL, Lipitor, meat, muscle damage, obesity, plant-based diet, polypill, poultry, saturated fat, statins, trans fat

The cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor (atorvastatin) is the best-selling drug on the planet. Nearly a million Americans filled their prescriptions the first week after it went generic this month. Over the past 25 years, this one drug raked in $100 billion......