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Farewell to fasting before a cholesterol test?

Farewell to fasting before a cholesterol test? Research weíre watching Donít want to skip breakfast before your cholesterol test? You probably donít need to. A study published online May 28 by JAMA Internal Medicine adds to the evidence that fasting isnít necessary before this common blood test, often referred to as a lipid profile. …

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