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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

New heart disease guidelines called into question

The nation's first new guidelines in a decade for preventing heart attacks and strokes call for twice as many Americans - one-third of all adults - to consider taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. They use a new formula for estimating someone's risk that includes many factors besides cholesterol, the main focus now. Above, Atorvastatin Calcium tablets, a generic form of Lipitor.

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