Does Your Child Need Statins?

John Abramson MD with host Rae Pica

The American Academy of Pediatrics has suggested that children as young as 8, who may be at risk for heart disease should be put on the Statins a cholesterol managment drug. Can statins save your child’s life? Are drugs the best solution? Dr. Abramson provides some much need perspective.
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May 2, 2009
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Dr. John Abramson worked as a family doctor for 20 years in Hamilton, Massachusetts and is currently on the clinical faculty at Harvard Medical School, where he teaches primary care. He is the author of the Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine and also lectures about the crisis in American health care.
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