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What if everyone over 55 was offered a pill to prevent heart attacks and strokes?

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends that people who are at a 10 per cent risk of developing cardiovascular disease in the next 10 years should be treated with advice on lifestyle and, if necessary, drugs, similar to those with established disease. Most of these people do need drugs: yet most people don’t get them and don’t take them regularly even if they are prescribed.