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New Review Bolsters Significance of Statins

Despite persistent worries about the side effects and risks of statins, a new medical review found that the benefits of lowering cholesterol and reducing risk of heart attacks far outweigh the concerns for most patients.

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Despite persistent worries about the side effects and risks of statins, a new medical review found that the benefits of lowering cholesterol and reducing risk of heart attacks far outweigh the concerns for most patients. (TIME)

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