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After the report that came out in 2002 from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) almost 80% of women who had been on Premarin and Provera stopped taking it. But as more and more women went through the menopausal change, had significant symptoms and the results of the WHI underwent interpretation and reanalysis, women and their…

Most of us have heard that men over 50 should consider taking daily aspirin in order to reduce their risk of a heart attack. This recommendation was primarily based on the Physicians Health Study which showed that in the healthy men that were followed, daily aspirin decreased the incidence of first heart attack by as…

Every once in a while I find an article in one of my journals that has information that I was not aware of and which would, most probably, also be news to my patients. Such an article appeared in the July 24 issue of JAMA. I put it aside to report at a later date,…

I know this is the Fourth of July weekend and many of my patients and readers will be busy with family, barbecues and hopefully celebrating the independence of the fabulous country we live in. (And, of course, there are those wonderful sales!). But if you happen to be glancing at this website, I want to…

Every year, hypertension contributes to one out of seven deaths in the U.S. and tonearly half of all cardiovascular disease-related deaths (heart attack and stroke).Hypertension affects an estimated 68 million U.S. adults.

There has been robust research that shows that fish consumption is heart healthy; indeed, fish intake has been shown to be inversely associated with the risk of coronary heart disease,

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