New Light on Statin Side Effects

What recent research on the cholesterol drugs means to you.

Niacin, Statins vs. Cholesterol

An odd couple of drugs appears to slow plaque growth.

Heart-Protective Drugs: A Primer

Back to basics on how they work, side effects, interactions.

Raise Your Good Cholesterol

Seven ways to boost levels of a heart-protective scavenger.

Why Stopping Drugs Abruptly Can Endanger Cardiac Recovery

Beware the rebound if you quit taking drugs prematurely.

Monitor All Your Medications To Avoid Drug-Interaction Risk

The widest variety of effective treatments ever means that managing a medicine cabinet is harder than it used to be.

Preemptive Strike Heart Medications

A.C.E. inhibitors gain new ground as multi-purpose cardiac drugs.

Maximizing Medications Power

How to boost the benefits of heart drugs in your blood.

Statins Safe for Elderly Patients

New findings offer reassurance about the cholesterol drugs.

Blunting the Danger of Diabetes

Cholesterol drugs appear to lower the risks of heart disease.

Niacin Aids Cholesterol Control

But choose extended release to minimize flushing risk.