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Tag: statins

3/6/2017

Null but not void: Why health journalists need to stop ignoring negative studies

6 12/14/2016

Why statins probably don’t reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease, despite what headlines say

4 11/17/2016

The secret reasons why statins may not be as useful as we think

2 11/14/2016

Statins for everyone over 40? What patients need to think about before filling that prescription

5 6/28/2016

Could “negative” news coverage of statins lead to thousands of heart attacks and strokes?

3 4/5/2016

Whiplash warning! Readers brace for possible neck injury as competing claims on statins hit the headlines

7 1/14/2016

Journalists need to scrutinize the USPSTF’s draft recommendations on statins … and so do patients

7/17/2015

Five-Star Friday: statins, funeral home death, devices, overtreatment, scorecards

2 2/7/2014

New cholesterol guidelines present need for shared decision-making

16 11/24/2013

Statins and cardiovascular conflicts of interest