Newsbriefs: Statins; Thyroid Cancer; Heart Attack Test

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Should You Take A Statin To Prevent Heart Disease? In late 2016, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its 2008 recommendations on statins for the prevention of heart disease (JAMA, Nov. 15, 2016). After weighing benefits and harms, they now suggest adults age 40-75 with no history of coronary artery disease (CAD), but with […]


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