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Tags: cholesterol


Testing cholesterol in toddlers: AP story says it ‘could help’ but study didn’t show that


Get paid to take your pills? Strong Inquirer report covers all the ins and outs


Costs and risks spelled out clearly in NBC report on statins


Comprehensive coverage of two new statin studies

3 4/30/2015

More incomplete coverage on the benefits of new cholesterol drugs


Studies boost hopes for new class of cholesterol medicines


Tests of Cholesterol Drugs Offer Hope of Reducing Heart Attacks and Strokes

1 1/23/2015

Researchers in Italy Found Bergamot Lowered Blood Cholesterol

2 1/10/2015

Add an avocado, lower your cholesterol


Eating Avocados Daily May Be Good for the Heart, Study Shows