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Another Side to Statins

Heart-healthy drugs show promise against inflammation, cancer and the flu

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10:14am, April 20, 2012

It’s been quite a ride for statins. Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor and their relatives are fast becoming household names. These cholesterol-lowering drugs have delivered a body blow to heart disease and stroke, two of the top four killers in Western society.

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