The implications of the story are frightening, but kudos to the correspondent and photographer that put this story together.
There are a lot of things that I find “unacceptable” on a daily basis, but situations like this help put things in perspective.
In other words, statins are not addressing the associated risk in patients with an elevated Lp(a), and this population represents about 25% of those with previous CVD or an indication for statins.
So ironically, while Marks applies these insights to financial investments, many of the same principles apply to the way we should treat our health.
Definitely shared the sentiment with Eddie Vedder when he said he didn’t remember Boston being so tropical.