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Common double-duty heart disease treatment falls short in trial

Last week, the National Institutes of Health called an abrupt end to a medical trial expected to confirm a method doctors have already been using to combat heart disease: combining drugs to raise good cholesterol with those that lower bad cholesterol.

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Lost in the fog of Alzheimer’s

Contributor Kim Taylor, who watched her brother slowly disappear into Alzheimer’s, argues that more government funding to research the disease is needed to avert the coming health care crisis.

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