U.S. doctors urge wider use of cholesterol drugs

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“I don’t like the concept of ‘good foods’ and ‘bad foods,’” said Dr. Robert Eckel, a University of Colorado cardiologist who worked on the guidelines. “We really want to emphasize dietary patterns.”

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Online:

Risk formula: http://my.americanheart.org/cvriskcalculator

Guidelines on cholesterol: http://bit.ly/1j2hDpH

Lifestyle: http://bit.ly/16ZnV7e

Overweight: http://bit.ly/1bsdFG2

Risk Assessment: http://bit.ly/19hzaV9

Cholesterol info: http://tinyurl.com/2dtc5vy

Heart facts: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/127/1/

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