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Half of all heart disease deaths in U.S. could be prevented

While progress has been made in reducing the number of heart disease-related deaths in the United States over the past three decades, preventable risk factors continue to account for half of all cardiovascular deaths, according to new research.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

If you check out my blog, Why Do We Have the FDA in the First Place?, you will see that smoking appears to the primary driver of rapid increase in heart disease in the 20th century.  Once smoking became politically incorrect, heart disease mortality dropped like a rock.  Statins never had anything to do with that reduction.




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