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12/08/2021 09:00 AM EST

Common statins are atorvastatin (sold as Lipitor), fluvastatin (Lescol XL), and pitavastatin (Livalo). More than 35 million Americans take the prescription drugs to help control cholesterol.

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12/08/2021 08:00 AM EST

With the holidays upon us, the following is a list of holiday discounts and gift guide options for Veterans.

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12/07/2021 08:00 PM EST

Today, we observe the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, men and women of the armed forces faced one of the most lethal threats in our country’s history with astounding heroism.

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12/07/2021 06:00 PM EST

After 80 years, the sounds are what Veteran Ken Potts recalls from Pearl Harbor Dec. 7,1941. “It was like the whole world was on fire.”

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12/07/2021 04:00 PM EST

VA celebrates the second anniversary of the VA Solid Start program, an innovative outreach campaign that is focused on connecting with recently separated Veterans, regardless of their character of discharge, during the critical first year after release from active duty. 

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