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Scripps Cardiologist Weighs in on New Statin Guidelines

Group recommends prescribing the drugs to more patients

A photo of a Scripps cardiologist prior to discussing new statin guidelines in a San Diego Union-Tribune article.

Group recommends prescribing the drugs to more patients

Scripps Clinic cardiologist Eric Topol, MD, expressed concern in a recent San Diego Union-Tribune article about new guidelines from a federal medical task force that advise doctors to prescribe cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to a wider range of patients.

Read the Union-Tribune article: New Statin Guidelines Divide Cardiologists

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