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Good Cholesterol Not As Protective Against Heart Disease As Long Thought03:44

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Good cholesterol may not be so good after all.

A new study out this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology finds that boosting HDL, or good cholesterol, doesn't do as much to protect against heart and stroke as doctors have long believed.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks to Damian Garde, biotech reporter for STAT, about the study's findings.


Damian Garde, biotech reporter for STAT. He tweets @damiangarde.

This segment aired on November 2, 2016.


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