1. New Research: Taking statins for heart disease cuts risk of second serious event in half  ABC 4
  2. Doctors aren't offering cholesterol drugs to all eligible patients  Channel NewsAsia
  3. Bad Info May Steer Consumers Away From Statins  Newsmax
  4. Bad Info May Be Scaring Patients Away From Statins  WebMD
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MURRAY, Utah (Intermountain Healthcare) - A new study has found that patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease cut their risk of a second major adverse cardiovascular event by...MURRAY, Utah (Intermountain Healthcare) - A new study has found that patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease cut their risk of a second major adverse cardiovascular event by almost 50 percent if they adhere to taking a statin medication as prescribed by their doctors. 

New Research: Taking statins for heart disease cuts risk of second serious event in half

More than a quarter of people who could benefit from taking statins don't, and a new survey suggests that while not enough doctors are prescribing the cholesterol-lowering drugs, fears about side effects also play a part.More than a quarter of people who could benefit from taking statins don't, and a new survey suggests that while not enough doctors are prescribing the cholesterol-lowering drugs, fears about side effects also play a part. "There is so much misinformation about statins in the...

Bad Info May Steer Consumers Away From Statins | Newsmax.com

Roughly one-fourth of US adults who fit the criteria to be on cholesterol-lowering drugs don't take them, often because doctors don't offer them ...Roughly one-fourth of US adults who fit the criteria to be on cholesterol-lowering drugs don't take them, often because doctors don't offer them ...

Doctors aren't offering cholesterol drugs to all eligible patients - Channel NewsAsia

Experts say doctors need to come up with better ways to talk with patients about statins and the drugs' perceived side effects, especially if the person has stopped taking them.Experts say doctors need to come up with better ways to talk with patients about statins and the drugs' perceived side effects, especially if the person has stopped taking them.

Bad Info May Be Scaring Patients Away From Statins