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Experts Question Study Downplaying Link Between Saturated Fat, Heart Disease

An analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine of nearly 80 studies on the effect of dietary fats finds there’s not enough evidence to say that eating saturated fat increases the incidence of heart attacks or strokes.

03/18/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Five Numbers That Could Save Your Life

There are five numbers that everyone should know by heart but most people probably don’t.

02/03/2014

New guidelines were released for administering the cholesterol-lowering drug statins. (credit: CBS 2)

Cholesterol Drug Guidelines Stir Debate

Last week, the nation’s top heart organizations released new guidelines about who should receive the drugs and a new online calculator.

11/18/2013

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Couch Calls: Answering Your Health Questions

This week, Dr. Sharma answered questions about vitamins, epi-pens, how to stop snoring and lowering your cholesterol.

09/26/2013

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Seen At 11: Might Be Time To Go Slow With That Cup Of Joe

Cardiologist Dr. Franz Messerli says what’s in your coffee could affect your health — and we’re not talking about the caffeine.

08/01/2012

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7 Steps To Living Healthy In New Year

Americans are only one week into the new year, and it’s not too late to get started on New Year’s Resolutions. Furthermore, why not make the New Year’s Resolutions permanent resolutions? No matter what day it is, it’s never too late to start a healthy routine.

01/07/2011

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New Cholesterol Drug Shows Highly-Promising Results

An experimental Merck drug safely boosted good cholesterol to record highs while dropping bad cholesterol to unprecedented lows in a study that stunned researchers and renewed hopes for an entirely new way of lowering heart risks.

CBS New York–11/17/2010

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Study: Stressed Women Have Higher Heart Attack Risk

The study also found that women who worried about losing their jobs had higher blood pressure, weight and cholesterol levels.

11/15/2010

Study suggests low-carb diet trumps low-fat on 'good' cholesterol.

Diet Study: Low-Carb Trumps Low-Fat On ‘Good’ Cholesterol

Over the long term, a low-carb diet works just as well as a low-fat diet at taking off the pounds — and it might be better for your heart, new research suggests.

1010 WINS–08/02/2010

Study suggests low-carb diet trumps low-fat on 'good' cholesterol.

Diet Study: Low-Carb Trumps Low-Fat On 'Good' Cholesterol

Over the long term, a low-carb diet works just as well as a low-fat diet at taking off the pounds — and it might be better for your heart, new research suggests.

1010 WINS–08/02/2010