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How safe are statins?

The most widely prescribed cholesterol medication has come under scrutiny time and again over its possible effects on the liver and muscle

A PATIENT and her son came to my clinic one day looking rather upset. She had been told by a doctor that the cholesterol medication, 10 mg of simvastatin daily, that was prescribed to her will damage her body, including her liver and muscle and she should not take any cholesterol lowering...

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