Pill-Popping Nation: Half of U.S. Adults to Be Eligible for Statins

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Nearly 13m more adults in the US will be eligible for statins after new guidelines widened the criteria for use of the drugs to treat high cholesterol and prevent heart attacks and strokes; but experts question at what risk.

Does Fast Food Make Slow Mummies?

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Why moderation and brown goop smoothies aren’t enough to fend off a mummy attack.

The Healthy Man’s Heart Disease

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Christian Jacobs lives in fear that he could die of a heart attack at any time. And he’s just 21 years old.

Study of the Day: You Are What Your Dad Eats

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Environmental factors like diet can influence your children’s genetic inheritance.