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2012-04-29 23:02:56

Big Mountain Drugs is offering customers a 15 dollar coupon to help them with the financial burden of constant turnover in their medicine cabinet. New customers will be able to save $15 on their prescriptions for Advair, Lipitor, or generic Plavix. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 28, 2012 Big Mountain Drugs is helping the green movement this week by offering a prescription drug coupon for everyone who recycles their unused prescriptions. The coupon code is valid for fifteen dollars off of any...

Cholesterol Drugs Equally Effective In Reducing Plaque
2011-11-15 13:32:45

A new study has found that Pfizer Inc.'s Lipitor and AstraZeneca's Crestor cholesterol drugs are both equally effective in treating coronary artery disease. Crestor caused a bigger drop in LDL cholesterol than Lipitor, but they both tied when it came to reducing plaque.  LDL cholesterol is the bad kind that can cause build-up of plaque inside the arteries. "The good thing is that these are both effective drugs," Stephen Nicholls, clinical director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for...

2011-10-27 06:25:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Women with lupus are 50 times more likely to have a heart attack; and all lupus patients are eight times more likely to develop premature coronary heart disease than the general population. Statins, a class of drug used to lower cholesterol, have been shown to reduce arthrosclerosis progression in adults, but have not been investigated in a pediatric lupus population. Atherosclerosis is a build-up of plaque in the arterial wall which can lead to heart attack and...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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