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Statin: Movie Analysis

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This movie was very interesting to me. I learned a lot about cholesterol and the unethical distribution of the drug called Statin. I learned that over 40 million people in the United States take prescription drugs to lower high cholesterol. I was shocked to know that even if you do lower your cholesterol, it does not lower your risk of developing a heart attack. One interesting thing I learned is that the disease hypercholesterolemia was created purposely so that the pharmaceutical manufacturers would have to create a drug to neutralize it. The drug Statin is advertized on television and often prescribed by doctors to patients with the intention of lowering that person’s likelihood of getting a heart attack. This, however, is not true because
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