Statins' expanding reach falls short among women, minorities

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 18:31 in Health & Medicine

Use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications in the United States rocketed upward 80% in the decade between 2002 and 2013. But new research suggests that the drugs shown to prevent heart attacks and strokes remain underused, especially among women, ethnic minorities and the uninsured.  Close...

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