Colonoscopy gets no respect. Virtually everyone seems to acknowledge its worth, yet its value has been based mostly on expert consensus and observational studies. Screening for colon cancer should be a slam-dunk argument—1/20 people will have colon cancer in their

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What to do about statins and diabetes risk?

More than twenty million Americans take cholesterol-lowering drugs known as “statins”—drugs with brand names such as Lipitor, Zocor, Pravachol, and Crestor and generic names of atorvastatin, simvastatin, pravastatin, and rosuvastatin. These drugs account for over 20 billion in sales annually

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