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Medicine: Heart and Cholesterol #880061

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 12, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The average cholesterol numbers for the average American adult examined; statistics on the drop in the numbers since 1960 cited; details given about the role of dietary changes and cholesterol-lowering drugs. [Baylor Heart and Vascular Inst. Dr. Clyde YANCY†- says we are gaining ground.] [Drug taker Vanilla CURRY†- comments.] [Brigham and Women's Hospital Dr. Chris CANNON†- says screening is important.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson, Tim Johnson) The issue of "bad" LDL cholesterol and the role of remarkable statin drug in lowering cholesterol discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa;
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