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Health

Dr. Pat Consults: What to Make of Those New Cholesterol Guidelines?

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD and Timothy C. Dutta, MD, FACC
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD and Timothy C. Dutta, MD, FACC

Is the new risk calculator overestimating risk and putting more people on statins than necessary? Is it underestimating risk and not putting enough people at risk on statins? Is it putting the wrong patients on statins?

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General Medical

Chocolate, Yes or No?

By Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
By Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N

Eating a little chocolate shouldn’t make anybody feel guilty, especially on Valentine's Day. But a lot of women I know would really prefer something else.

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General Medical

Dr. Holly Andersen: Preventing Coronary Artery Disease

By Holly S. Andersen, M.D.
Dear Dr. Andersen, I have a strong family history of coronary artery disease even though no one in my family has diabetes or obesity. Everyone who had this problem was fit and did not smoke. Maternal grandfather died in his 50’s of a sudden heart attack. His sister died of heart failure in her 60’s after having survived two heart…
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General Medical

Dr. Holly Andersen on Cholesterol

By Womens Voices for Change
WVFC is happy to welcome Dr. Holly Andersen, a member of our Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Andersen, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical Center, has additionally served as the Chief Medical Resident for the Department of Medicine and Director of Education and Outreach for the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at The New York Presbyterian Hospital. She…
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Fashion & Beauty

News Brief: Fashions for “Forever 35” Set; Pistachios Terrific for Cholesterol; HRT Woes Spark March on Spain’s Congress

By Womens Voices for Change
Chasing that Forever 41: This week, USA Today checks in as  retailers try again to develop clothing lines for the elusive boomer market, between Bloomingdale's Portfolio boutique and Talbots' new effort to Reclaim the Chic: What's a forty- or fiftysomething woman to do if she isn't ready to shop at Coldwater Creek (CWTR) with her own mother but feels too…
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