More Supplements in the Spotlight: Calcium

“Calcium Doesn’t Boost Bone Health” was the headline in a recent Newsweek article, implying that perhaps that glass of milk wasn’t as important as our parents made us believe. This statement stems from a recent meta-analysis—a statistical review of many independent studies—published in the British Medical Journal.

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Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Is There a Link Between Genes and Side Effects?

It’s National Cholesterol Education Month, so let’s talk about statins (drugs like Lipitor and Zocor), which are widely prescribed to help lower cholesterol—especially as we age. As highlighted in a recent NPR article, some people are concerned about adverse effects of statins, noting that the drugs might…

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