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Can Statins Save Your Life?

New guidelines raise questions about prescribing the cholesterol-lowering drug for heart disease prevention

En español l When two groups of heart experts announced in November a whole new way of using cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to reduce Americans' risk of heart attack and stroke, they triggered both scathing criticism from some physicians and medical researchers, and widespread confusion among patients. … Back to Article

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