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Study Supports Statin Use in Children with Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Jul 18, 2017
Children with a genetic disorder that causes abnormally high cholesterol may benefit from statins.

Low-Dose Meds Promising for Patients with High Blood Pressure

Jul 18, 2017

Combined low-dose medications may be preferable for patients with high blood pressure, study finds.

Treating Exhaustion and Fatigue After Stroke

Jul 18, 2017

Experts highlight the importance of managing fatigue in stroke survivors.