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  • Help Patients Save on Prescription Drugs A growing number of resources are available to help make drugs more affordable for patients.
  • A Personal Journey to a Plant-Based Diet   A health crisis led Dr O'Donoghue to a plant-based diet. She asks why clinicians pay more respect to pills than dietary changes when poor diet affects not only heart disease but most western diseases.
  • Lipid Guidelines: A New Risk Category   Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's most important news stories for primary care.
  • PCOS Is a Lifelong Disorder: 'Be Vigilant'   Dr Ricardo Azziz provides an overview of the diagnosis and management of PCOS. The key, he says, is to remember that this disorder is chronic.