Harvard Heart Letter

Ask the doctor: Why aren't prevention efforts stopping an increase in heart disease?

Why is heart disease still on the rise despite the incredible increase in the number of people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs and the more than 30 years of "low-fat" propaganda?
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