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Roundup: Diabetes Screening, Caffeine and Statin Use

Screening Guidelines May Miss Half of Diabetic, Prediabetic Patients, Study Says A national government panel of healthcare experts recommends that...

April 20, 2018

Statin Guidelines Demystified

For nearly 30 years, cholesterol-lowering medications, known as statins, have been available to reduce the risk of heart attacks in...

June 8, 2017

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