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  • CV Events, Death Lower After Statin RechallengeGetting patients to stay on statins after an adverse reaction is getting harder though in the face of a growing "cult" of online antistatin sentiment, one expert says.
  • Senate Rejects GOP Plan to Repeal, Replace ACAThe defeat of the Better Care Reconciliation Act came just hours after Senate Republicans won a dramatic vote to begin debate on legislation to undo the ACA. But the debate's not over.
  • Prevalence of CTE in Football Players 'Astounding'Postmortem evidence shows the prevalence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in football players is extremely high. The findings suggest these athletes may be at increased risk for long-term neurologic sequelae.
  • PPIs Not Linked to Cognitive Decline, Study FindsProton pump inhibitor use was not associated with cognitive decline, a study has found; previous studies showed an association between use of the drugs and dementia, however.


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  • When Friends and Family Ambush You for Free Medical Advice Here's how your colleagues try to be genuinely helpful to friends, relatives, and total strangers without overstepping professional boundaries, or gracefully decline without leaving loved ones miffed.
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