Medication

Statins Safe for Elderly Patients

New findings offer reassurance about the cholesterol drugs.
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Net Benefit: Fish for Your Health

If you cant tolerate seafood, consider fish-oil supplements.
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High Praise for an Old Standby

Low-cost diuretics excel in combating high blood pressure.
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The Case against a Popular Herb

Ephedra offers few proven benefits but many adverse effects.
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Getting Just Right Treatment

Too much - or too little - can be perilous to your heart.
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Combating Aspirin Resistance

Some patients don't benefit; doctors seek aspirin substitutes.
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Drugs Boost Heart Transplant Safety

Stent medications help fight rejections; more recipients are over 65.
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Niacin Aids Cholesterol Control

But choose extended release to minimize flushing risk.
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2 Drugs Team Up for Protection

Old standby joins relative newcomer to battle heart disease.
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The Dream of a Do-It-All Polypill

The reality: Patients will probably keep taking separate heart drugs.
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Trojan Horse to Fight Clots

Drugs riding red blood cells may heighten surgical safety.
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Avoid the Risks of Mixed Medications

How to minimize dangerous interactions with cardiovascular drugs.
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