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Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance made in the liver, and found in the blood and in all cells of the body. Cholesterol is important for good health and is needed for making cell walls, tissues, hormones, vitamin D, and bile acid.
Importance of physical education in schools to combat childhood obesity

Importance of physical education in schools to combat childhood obesity

Traveling to and from work can reduce cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes

Traveling to and from work can reduce cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes

FDA approval for VYTORIN for the treatment of high LDL cholesterol (LDL-C)

FDA approval for VYTORIN for the treatment of high LDL cholesterol (LDL-C)

Drug used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders appears effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease

Drug used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders appears effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease

Combined, heart disease and stroke account for over 50% of all deaths among Los Angeles County women

Combined, heart disease and stroke account for over 50% of all deaths among Los Angeles County women

Largest diet and exercise trial in the world for people with type 2 diabetes

Largest diet and exercise trial in the world for people with type 2 diabetes

Reacting to the obesity epidemic, food consumers have stirred a global health revolution

Reacting to the obesity epidemic, food consumers have stirred a global health revolution

Statins may help prevent memory loss connected to dementia or Alzheimer’s disease

Statins may help prevent memory loss connected to dementia or Alzheimer’s disease

Outreach boosts disease prevention at U.S./Mexico border

Outreach boosts disease prevention at U.S./Mexico border

Children and adolescents who consistently watch television for 2 hours or more a day are at an increased risk of being overweight

Children and adolescents who consistently watch television for 2 hours or more a day are at an increased risk of being overweight

Most Americans ignorant to high cholesterol facts

Most Americans ignorant to high cholesterol facts

Prescription drugs from bogus Canadian website are all fake

Prescription drugs from bogus Canadian website are all fake

Updated guidelines for treatment of blood cholesterol

Updated guidelines for treatment of blood cholesterol

Study shows that in older age, myelin insulation breaks down, resulting in a decline in the speed and efficiency of our brain

Study shows that in older age, myelin insulation breaks down, resulting in a decline in the speed and efficiency of our brain

Increasing levels of growth hormone may be an effective treatment for HIV lipodystrophy

Increasing levels of growth hormone may be an effective treatment for HIV lipodystrophy

Comparison of antiretroviral therapies shows that tenofovir DF and stavudine are equally effective

Comparison of antiretroviral therapies shows that tenofovir DF and stavudine are equally effective

Chromatin array a new technology for examining DNA

Chromatin array a new technology for examining DNA

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Soy protein not effective in improving memory in post menopausal women

Soy protein not effective in improving memory in post menopausal women