Tag: high cholesterol

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart Disease,...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have...

September 3, 2019

Lipid Program Fights Statin Intolerance, Aims for...

Most people understand the importance of managing high cholesterol and its crucial link to cardiovascular health. But for those patients...

June 25, 2019

Top Misconceptions About High Cholesterol

Did you know that slender people can have high cholesterol? Or that getting older — even if you’re physically fit...

February 4, 2019

Roundup: January’s Cholesterol Spike; Top Reason for...

Cholesterol Levels Tend to Spike in January, New Study Finds It’s not exactly unheard-of to over-indulge during the holidays and...

January 25, 2019

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