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Milwaukee
Chief Medical Writer — Associated Press
As seen in:  Associated Press, Yahoo, Bloomberg Businessweek, ABC News, Washington Post, Salon, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle and 119 more
Covers:  consumer health news, major diseases_ cancer, medical research of broad consumer interest, heart disease, etc., pivotal or very novel clinical trials, infectious diseases, the new england journal of medicine
Doesn't Cover: health insurance, health care policy/politics, product pitches, early-stage clinical trials unless extremely novel, business-only news such as company earnings

I write national health stories and cover major medical meetings for The Associated Press

Marilynn Marchione's Biography

Marilynn Marchione became AP Medical Writer in 2004 after more than 25 years as a reporter and editor at metropolitan daily newspapers in Milwaukee, Chicago and Akron. She was named AP's Chief Medical Writer in September 2011.

At the AP, she has focused on consumer news, seeking daily and enterprise stories that give practical information that’s directly relevant to readers’ health choices. She covers major medical meetings for ...

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Early Statin Use May Help Heart in Long Term

theledger.com — CHICAGO | Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. Doctors say it's the first evidence that early use of a statin can have a legacy effect, perhaps changing someone's odds of disease for good.

Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits

ohio.com — CHICAGO: Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. Doctors say it's the first evidence that early use of a statin can have a legacy effect, perhaps changing someone's odds of disease for good.

Early statin use might trigger long-term benefits for heart

twincities.com — CHICAGO -- Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. Doctors say it's the first evidence that early use of a statin can have a legacy effect, perhaps changing someone's odds of disease for good.

Study: Early statin use may have ‘lifetime effect’

dispatch.com — CHICAGO - Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. Doctors say it's the first evidence that early use of a statin can have a legacy effect, perhaps changing someone's odds of disease.

Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits

sltrib.com — The results are from the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Trial, the first study ever to show that statins could prevent heart problems in people who had not yet developed clogged arteries but had high LDL, the bad type of cholesterol.

Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits - Roanoke Times: Wire Headlines

roanoke.com — CHICAGO (AP) - Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. Doctors say it's the first evidence that early use of a statin can have a legacy effect, perhaps changing someone's odds of disease for good.

Use of cholesterol drug in middle age lowers heart risks for decades later, study finds

edmontonjournal.com — CHICAGO - Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward, and the benefits seem to grow over time, a landmark study finds. Doctors say it's the first evidence that early use of a statin can have a legacy effect, perhaps changing someone's odds of disease for good.

Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits

missoulian.com — CHICAGO (AP) - Research shows that taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward. The benefits seem to grow over time and may last for life.

Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits

billingsgazette.com — CHICAGO (AP) - Research shows that taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades afterward. The benefits seem to grow over time and may last for life.

'A lifetime effect': Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits

sltrib.com — The results are from the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Trial, the first study ever to show that statins could prevent heart problems in people who had not yet developed clogged arteries but had high LDL, the bad type of cholesterol.
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Nov 19, 2014

RT @MikeStobbe: Landmark study finds statin use lowered heart-related death risk by 27 percent, @MMarchioneAP via ABC News abcn.ws/1vqgl2S via @ABC

Nov 18, 2014

Doctor uses CPR to save man just after she delivers talk on CPR at #AHA14 blog.heart.org

Nov 17, 2014

Vytorin cuts heart risks by 6-8%; first non-statin drug to show clinical benefit tinyurl.com/ntb3dbx #AHA14 $MRK

Nov 17, 2014

Former VP Cheney says 1st heart attack felt just tingling in a few fingers like bumping your elbow #AHA14

Nov 17, 2014

News from #AHA14: Folks with stents may need anti-clotting drugs longer. tinyurl.com/qbkmknx upcoming: details on + $MRK Vytorin study

Nov 17, 2014

Merck says IMPROVE-IT met its main goal. Tested Vytorin vs statin alone for heart risks $MRK #AHA14

Nov 16, 2014

Have a heart stent for a clogged artery? You may need anti-clotting drugs longer than thought. tinyurl.com/qbkmknx #AHA14

Nov 13, 2014

RT @EricTopol: "Gene study boosts interest in heart drug Zetia" bit.ly/1wotuVh by @MMarchioneAP @AP nature/#genomics (from conception) ≠ drug



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