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To statin or not to statin?

Heart disease is the top killer of Americans and experts say there is no doubt that high cholesterol plays a big part. Cholesterol-lowering drugs or statins are “game-changers” for many patients, but for millions of Americans and

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Retrievable stents for strokes

When someone suffers a stroke, time is critical. For every few minutes that blood and oxygen are blocked, portions of the brain suffer irreversible damage. Now, a technique designed to remove clots from large vessels in the

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