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Can Statins Cause Diabetes? – The New York Times

Numerous studies have shown that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are linked to a small increase in the risk of Type 2 diabetes, even as they reduce the risk of heart attacks. Is it true that prolonged use of Lipitor-type drugs can cause diabetes? It’s true. All medications have side effects, and …

Half of heart attacks might be ‘silent’ – UPI.com

As many as half of all heart attacks may be “silent” — without the typical chest pain, shortness of breath and cold sweats, new study findings suggest. MONDAY, May 16, 2016 — As many as half of all heart attacks may be “silent” — without the typical crushing chest pain, …