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Volume 22   •   Number 5  •  May 2018

Medications and Lifestyle Strategies to Lower Your LDL Cholesterol

Chances are, you know someone who is taking a statin medication—or you may be taking one yourself. Why are so many people taking statins? Because they are very effective at cutting your cardiovascular risks by lowering LDL cholesterol. High levels of LDL cholesterol are strongly associated with cardiovascular disease, which includes …


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Editor-in-Chief
Orli R. Etingin, M.D.
Director, Iris Cantor Womenu2019s Health Center; Vice Chairman, Dept. of Medicine;
Professor of Clinical Medicine,
Weill Cornell Medical College
Executive Editor
Dawn Bialy
Associate Editors
Kate Brophy
Jay Roland
Contributors
Jim Brown
Heidi Godman
Editorial Support
Weill Cornell Public Affairs
Group Director
Diane Muhlfeld
Editorial Advisory Board
Cardiology
Erica Jones, M.D.

Dermatology
Richard Granstein, M.D.
Diane S.u2008Berson, M.D.

Endocrinology
Andrew Martorella, M.D.

Gastroenterology
Ira Jacobson, M.D.
Ellen Scherl, M.D.

Gerontology
Veronica Lofaso, M.D.

Gynecology
Margaret Polaneczky, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Shari Midoneck, M.D.

Neurology
Nancy Nealon, M.D.

Nutrition
Barbra Heller, R.D.

Oncology
Anne Moore, M.D.

Psychiatry
Minna Fyer, M.D.

Radiology
Ruth Rosenblatt, M.D.

Rheumatology
Linda Russell, M.D.

Sports Medicine
Lisa Callahan, M.D.
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