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Thursday, January 06, 2005
Health Care and Technology roundup
Once again, Bill Saletan at Slate gets it right : - and provides an excellent summary in the process.

His second piece is the one that's been getting a lot of hallway discussion here at work today:

Gist: Two studies suggest "C-reactive protein," an inflammation marker, may correlate as strongly with heart disease as cholesterol does.

Skeptical view: CRP may be the symptom, not the cause. Either way, the less you have, the safer you are.

Lifestyle implications: To reduce CRP, quit smoking, exercise, eat healthy, lose weight, and take statin drugs. Oh, wait—that's the same stuff you're already supposed to do. ...

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