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October 4, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Beta Blockers May Not Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

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New research suggests that beta-blocker pills don’t prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiac deaths in patients with heart disease, but doctors are torn over whether there’s enough in the study to make them want to stop prescribing the drugs. Beta blockers have been a standard heart medication for decades… “This is a very compelling study […]

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Tags: ABC News, beta blocker, cardiovascular disease, Dr. Randal Thomas


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