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For the record

Statin effectiveness: An article in the Aug. 9 Health section on the effectiveness of statins said the drugs appeared on the American pharmaceutical landscape in the late 1990s. The first statin, lovastatin, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for marketing in 1987 and appeared on the U.S. market that year.

Downtown style: In Sunday’s Image section, an article about the renaissance of downtown Los Angeles referred to a sausage and beer restaurant as Wurtskuche. The correct spelling is Wurstkuche.

Horse racing: An article in Tuesday’s Sports section about the Oak Tree meeting possibly moving from Santa Anita Park because of safety concerns over the synthetic track there said Nick Peterson, a professor of engineering, would examine the Pro-Ride surface. His name is Mick Peterson.

Soccer: An article in Wednesday’s Sports section on a soccer game in which Brazil beat the U.S., 2-0, said Bob Bradley’s goal for the U.S. in the 57th minute was disallowed. Bob Bradley is the U.S. coach. The disallowed goal was by Michael Bradley, his son.


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