11.25.2019

Healthy lifestyle and medication as good as stents and surgery in preventing heart attacks

Healthy lifestyle and medication as good as stents and surgery in preventing heart attacks Photo by Mark Lennihan, AP

Common heart procedures such as stents and bypass surgery don't prevent heart attacks or deaths more often than cholesterol-lowering drugs and lifestyle changes for millions of Americans with stable heart disease, a new, federally funded study shows.

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