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Millions of people take statins to reduce the risk of heart attacks, but for some the medication causes debilitating side effects. Digital Vision./Getty Images hide caption

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Got muscle pain from statins? A cholesterol-lowering alternative might be for you

New evidence shows bempedoic acid works to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attacks, without the muscle pain that some people suffer when taking statins.

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Mikaela Shiffrin of Team United States reacts during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Slalom on Saturday in Are, Sweden. Jonas Ericsson/Agence Zoom/Getty Images hide caption

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Mikaela Shiffrin breaks the record for most alpine skiing World Cup race wins

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Mikaela Shiffrin breaks the record for most alpine skiing World Cup race wins

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A show at Red's, a juke joint in Clarksdale, Miss., where it's advertised that you can see live blues seven nights a week. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Mississippi is home of the blues and key to civil rights past. Locals tell the story

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Millions of people take statins to reduce the risk of heart attacks, but for some the medication causes debilitating side effects. Digital Vision./Getty Images hide caption

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Got muscle pain from statins? A cholesterol-lowering alternative might be for you

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Tiffany Dufu attends #BossLadyBrunch on July 29, 2017 in Sag Harbor, New York. Janette Pellegrini/Getty Image hide caption

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How the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank affected one startup

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How the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank affected one startup

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