Statin Drugs May Lower Rate of Heart Attack

Every year, half of all heart attacks and strokes occur in people who appear to be healthy with no signs of cardiac problems. A landmark study, released Sunday at the American Heart Association meeting, shows how to dramatically reduce those risks. It suggests that statins, popular drugs used to lower cholesterol, could also help millions of Americans who already have low cholesterol by reducing their risk of heart attack and stroke. "This is perhaps the most important study in the last...Full Story
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