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Are Statins Overprescribed? For Many, Their Risks May Outweigh Their Benefits
A new study is arguing that statins may be overprescribed since in many people, the risks of the cholesterol-lowering drugs…
The Troubling Marketing Behind a Prescription Fish Oil Pill
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Statins’ Benefits Beyond CV Unclear
New research is casting doubt on the benefits of statin medications beyond reducing the risk of cardiovascular events. Statins, such…
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