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Cholesterol Levels

Probably not. But if you’re one of the 1 in 6 Americans with high blood cholesterol, the current recommendation states you should get it checked—which requires a visit to the doctor to order the test, having blood drawn, then visiting the doctor again to hear the results—every 4 to 6 months. A new study suggests […]

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Most people know that their body is connected, and that one part affects another. But few actually think about what that means—or how they can prevent one disease by taking care of another. For example, your eye health can be negatively impacted by poor heart health. Both high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure can […]

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A new study found that statins may not be as effective for women as they are in men—women who take statins to lower cholesterol levels do not receive the benefit of a decreased mortality rate from related events like stroke, but for those who have already had a heart attack, taking statins does decrease the […]

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