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Growing Doubt on Statin Drugs: The Problem of Drug-Lifestyle Interaction

When statins are used in low-risk patients without heart disease primary prevention there is no mortality benefit. That’s right. Your chances of dying are the same on or off the drug, regardless of how much the statin lowers the cholesterol level.When statins are used for primary prevention, there is a small lowering of future vascular events stroke/heart attack over five to 10 years. 60 more words

The State of Medicaid Quality Measurement | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.org

The following list gives the items chosen to measure the general performance of the Indiana Medicaid program for 2012 with an emphasis on access to care.

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