“It’s one thing to tell people that they ought to stop smoking and that there’s benefits and those kind of things. But I think when we emphasize that this is an alert, we want people to pay attention and to realize that we take this very seriously,” Salazar said. It’s the first alert she has issued since becoming commissioner in August 2013
“Our job is to start the healing process and help the victim, help the survivor move on with their lives, give them back a lot of what was taken away from them,” nurse Lori Sutton said
“It might be a lifetime effect,” said one study leader, Dr. Chris Packard of the University of Glasgow in Scotland.
Neil Risch, a genetics expert at the University of California, San Francisco, said the data are statistically too weak to demonstrate any genetic link. Risch was involved in a smaller study that found no link between male homosexuality and chromosome X.
“We’ve answered all the questions. Now we know that with this different way of lowering cholesterol, you can in fact prevent heart attacks and strokes,” said one study leader, Dr. Christopher Cannon of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
“The United States must be a world leader and not a follower,” Beyer told supporters in a campaign email highlighting the issue.
The drug is Merck & Co.’s Zetia (ZETT-ee-uh), also sold in combination with another medicine as Vytorin (veye-TOR-in).
“It’s special because you know how much they’ve sacrificed for you, and any way to give back makes me happy,” said CU School of Dental Medicine student Jackie Snapp
“The Nicki Minaj song gave women the idea to pay attention to their rear end,” says Jessica Asmar, co-owner of the Houston company.