Cholesterol and Violence: Is There a Connection?

  title={Cholesterol and Violence: Is There a Connection?},
  author={Beatrice A. Golomb},
  booktitle={Annals of Internal Medicine},
Violence, which was recently declared a public health emergency [1], is increasingly viewed as the province of the primary care practitioner [1-6]. It is a substantial source of morbidity and is the leading cause of death in persons younger than 44 years of age [7] and of years of life lost for persons of all ages [8]. Meanwhile, cholesterol screening and treatment remain the subject of vigorous debate [9-11], the outcome of which will influence medical care for millions of persons and annual… CONTINUE READING


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