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KTLA NewsNEW JERSEY (KTLA) -- A generic form of the cholesterol lowering drug Lipitor has been recalled after some batches were found to contain pieces of glass. Indian pharmaceutical company Ranbaxy announced the voluntary recall on their website Friday,...
Q: At age 71, my mother was taking medicine for diabetes, high cholesterol and a few other conditions. Her doctor changed her statin drug but didn't modify the dose. Within a few months she lost the ability to move from the neck down and was in the...
Premium Health News ServiceIt's 9 a.m. in the office, time for my daily medication. As usual, I slink off to the fire escape for my fix. Twenty minutes later, I'm back at my desk, brimming with vitality and raring to go. I've taken this medicine regularly now for about eight...
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FOX 17 Web ProducerWalker based grocery chain Meijer has announced that a generic substitute for the drug Lipitor will be available for free at all Meijer pharmacy locations. Meijer says they will be the first retailer in the Midwest to offer the generic cholesterol...
That statin pill you take each day to keep your cholesterol in check may reduce your risk of cancer, too, according to a study in Israel. The study examined data collected from 202,648 adults, ages 21 and older, who were enrolled in an HMO from 1998 to...
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Premium Health News ServiceQ. I'm 80 years old, and I exercise or bike for an hour and a half almost every day and eat a healthy diet. I recently had a blood lipid assessment, and my HDL was 70 and my LDL was 42. But my internist wrote me saying that my LDL was too low and that I...
Q: I have been suffering with a rash under my breasts. Every morning, I use antiperspirant under my breasts. Although it does seem to help, the itching and discomfort have never gone away. Underwire bras are iffy, and lace is out of the question. I...
Q: Two years ago, my entire family had a severe case of head lice, including my 4-year-old daughter, 6- and 10-year-old sons and my wife. (I was spared.) We settled on the Cetaphil method. It worked 100 percent. We didn't even need to clean the sheets,...
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