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Cholesterol Management Supplement Found to Contain Undeclared Rx Ingredient

Cholestene, a dietary supplement marketed for cholesterol management, has been found to contain a hidden drug ingredient, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Based on laboratory analysis, the product, which is sold on various websites and in some retail stores, has been found to contain lovastatin, an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin). Consuming a supplement…

Expert Q/A: Suicide Deaths Between 2019 and 2020

Data from the CDC on suicide deaths indicate a 5.6% decline in suicide deaths between 2019 and 2020 in the United States. We spoke with Christine Yu Moutier, MD, Chief Medical Officer for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) about this data.
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