Ask Ira Ockene, MD
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|Date||Your Question |
|9/12/08 ||I take Vytorin to lower my cholesterol. In the news this week there have been articles saying that this drug may cause cancer. Should I stop taking it?|
|10/21/08||What is C-reactive protein? My doctor tells me that mine is elevated, and he is concerned about it.|
|10/30/08||I have heard that chocolate is good for you. Is this true?|
Lately I have seen websites advertising Neptune Krill Oil as a source for Omega-3s. These websites claim it is superior to fish oil. I was wondering how to validate these claims and if you are familiar with this source of Omega-3s. Any thoughts? Thanks.