State Fact Sheets on Medical Device Tax

Lobbyists have blanketed the U.S. Congress to demand a repeal to the 2.3% medical device tax. The lobbyists claim that the tax is a terrible burden on medical device companies and is causing the companies to cut jobs.

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Vytorin and Zetia Lower Cholesterol But Do They Improve Health?

There are many cholesterol-lowering medications on the market today, but just because a drug lowers cholesterol doesn’t necessarily mean that it will improve health or save lives. So, Do cholesterol medications improve health and save lives? Several recent studies seek to answer this question by looking at Vytorin and Zetia–two of the most popular (and expensive) cholesterol medications.

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Do Chemicals in Our Environment Cause Weight Gain?

Some chemicals that we are exposed to through our food, water, and the products that we use can interfere with our natural hormones, including our sex hormones. Chemicals can cause the body to “think” that it has to store more fat than it actually does, or they can interfere with the processes our bodies use to make fat cells.

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