Prolonged Sitting May Be As Dangerous As Smoking

The UK's┬áDaily Mail (6/10) reports, "Research carried out by the American College of Cardiology shows that prolonged sitting is linked to increased risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, cancer and even early death and could be just as dangerous, if not more so, than smoking." One cardiologist said, "Smoking certainly is a major cardiovascular risk … Continue reading Prolonged Sitting May Be As Dangerous As Smoking

“Millions” In US Concerned About Effects Of Statins

ABC World News (6/9, story 8, 1:40, Sawyer) reported, "Tonight, the millions and millions of Americans who take a high dose, 80 milligrams of certain cholesterol lowering drugs, in particular Zocor [simvastatin] and Vytorin [ezetimibe and simvastatin], are on alert that these statins in high doses can cause muscle tissue to break down. The cells … Continue reading “Millions” In US Concerned About Effects Of Statins