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Niacin

Common Cholesterol Drug May Be Too Risky For Routine Use

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that hundreds of thousands of Americans take for cholesterol problems and ge...

Niacin Not Effective For Preventing Heart Attacks

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — A drug that boosts people's good cholesterol didn't go on to prevent heart attacks or strokes, leading U.S. officials to abruptly h...

Does the World Need Pop-Tarts?

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hemi Weingarten

To this day, Pop-Tarts account for 80% of the "toaster-pastry" segment. Great, right? I beg to differ. Pop-Tarts are an unfortunate tradition that needs to be stopped. Immediately.

Lower Your Risk Of Heart Disease Without Drugs

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

If you say your genes are responsible, you are mostly wrong. It is the environment working on your genes that determines your risk. In other words, it is the way you eat, how much you exercise, how you deal with stress and the effects of environmental toxins.