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Just say no to statins—and try this instead

I realize that yesterday’s rant about the worthlessness of statins may be a hard sell for some people. After all, how can an entire industry be so wrong? Well, believe it. Because statins are taking a beating, and not just from me this time. This shakedown took longer than it should have. But conventional wisdom […]

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Here’s why statins triple your risk of osteoporosis

Just when you thought the case against statins couldn’t get stacked any higher, along comes another study showing that—among a long list of other risks, from muscle pain to diabetes—they weaken your bones, too. That’s right: New research shows that high doses of statins raise your risk of osteoporosis. The authors claim to be surprised […]

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Could the cure for sitting disease be a download away?

Now here’s a use of modern technology that I can really get behind… Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine recently completed the first-ever randomized clinical trial to be performed entirely digitally. The goal was to see if a smartphone app could encourage people to exercise more. And if it all sounds too simple to […]

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