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Scott Shurmur, M.D.
Texas Tech Physicians cardiologist Scott Shurmur, M.D.

For Heart Health, Consider Statins

Statins, also known as Hmg CoA Reductase Inhibitors, have been in widespread clinical use as cholesterol-lowering drugs in the U.S. since their introduction in the late 1980s. Within the past 10 or so years, it has become popular, in non-credible publications to criticize statins, citing safety concerns as well as questioning effectiveness. Let’s examine the facts.

Kate Gollahon

The Keto Diet and Cardiovascular Health

Suzanna Cisneros

Fifth Graders Become Doctors for a Day

Suzanna Cisneros

TTUHSC Medical Students Hosting Annual Health Fair

Suzanna Cisneros

Building a Career in Research