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  • Cholesterol Quiz

    Take the Cholesterol Quiz Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance found in all parts of the body. It helps form cell membranes and is involved in the production of some hormones and vitamin D. Excess c...

Preventing Heart Disease

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  • Cholesterol Animation

    Cholesterol Cholesterol is essential to life. But too much cholesterol in the blood is linked heart disease and stroke. Watch this Cholesterol animation to learn how cholesterol works in the body and...

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  • For Your Heart's Sake, Lower Your Cholesterol

    For Your Heart's Sake, Lower Your Cholesterol There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than ...

  • All About Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs

    All About Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Making healthy lifestyle changes alone is enough to help some people reach the cholesterol goals prescribed by their doctor. Others, however, need to take a chole...

  • The Truth About Triglycerides

    The Truth About Triglycerides You’ve probably had your blood tested for cholesterol by your health care provider. This lipid, or fat, test measures your total cholesterol, HDL (“good”) cholesterol an...

  • Beyond Cholesterol

    Beyond Cholesterol Cholesterol is a household word, synonymous with coronary artery disease. But a growing body of research shows that this fat-like substance in your blood is just the tip of the ice...

  • Anger Can Raise Cholesterol Levels

    Anger Can Raise Cholesterol Levels When someone cuts you off on a busy highway, do you pound the steering wheel in fury and shout at the driver? Or do you swallow your anger and dwell on it later? Ei...