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New Study Highlights the Power of Heart Scans

A new study published in the latest issue of the medical journal Lancet shows that a CT Heart Scan is a better predictor of heart attack risk than cholesterol levels or C-Reactive Protein.  Heart Scans provide a direct look at … Continue reading

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The ‘new’ controversy about Niacin to treat heart disease

Everybody seems to know the importance of cholesterol and preventing heart disease.  Although getting the ‘total cholesterol’ into a healthy range is a common goal for you and your doctor – it is mostly about two major component of the … Continue reading

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