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Statin Cholesterol Drug Muscle Toxicity

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration announced newly-mandated safety labeling for cholesterol-lowering statin drugs such as Lipitor, Mevacor, Crestor, Zocor, and Vytorin. The FDA issued new sid…

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A Small but Scary Study on Statins

I received a press release last week that has bugged me for days. It described a small, observational study (a part of the larger, NIH-sponsored Women’s Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation) that found that c…

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