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via Vox

“If you watch or read the news lately, you might think that an amazing new miracle drug to combat high cholesterol is about to change the world.

Last week, the New England Journal of Medicine published a big new study about a cholesterol drug called Repatha. The hype has been pretty hard to miss. Late-night news is trumpeting a “breakthrough,” anecdotes about patient miracles abound, and there have been wall-to-wall commercials urging people to ask their doctor about the treatment.” Read More