Research: Insurance key to statin use among at-risk Hispanics

Having health insurance is a key predictor of whether Hispanics at high risk for heart disease use cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

It is one of the first studies to document differences in the use of widely prescribed statins and aspirin among diverse Hispanic and Latino populations in the United States.

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