Pravachol (pravastatin) is approved to prevent a first heart attack

    There's more good news about the "statins"...

    Last month we told you that Pravachol (pravastatin) is approved to prevent a first heart attack...in patients with high cholesterol.

    Now there's evidence that Mevacor (lovastatin) reduces the risk of a first heart attack...even in healthy patients with average cholesterol.

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