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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.
Pharmacy Care Alliance gives out first prescription discounts

Pharmacy Care Alliance gives out first prescription discounts

Innovative type of brain scan can determine where blockages of blood to the brain lie

Innovative type of brain scan can determine where blockages of blood to the brain lie

Pollution can contribute to the development of cardiovascular diseases

Pollution can contribute to the development of cardiovascular diseases

Chocolate is good for your heart

Chocolate is good for your heart

Atkins high-fat-low-carbohydrate diet may have caused severe heart disease

Atkins high-fat-low-carbohydrate diet may have caused severe heart disease

Weight loss medication Xenical® more effective than lifestyle changes alone in managing weight

Weight loss medication Xenical® more effective than lifestyle changes alone in managing weight

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

New findings suggest mammograms may help predict cardiovascular disease

New findings suggest mammograms may help predict cardiovascular disease

Antioxidant compound found in green tea leaves does not clear established plaque

Antioxidant compound found in green tea leaves does not clear established plaque

Intensive exercising after menopause may reduce bone loss

Intensive exercising after menopause may reduce bone loss

Moderate exercise in conjunction with common dietary supplements significantly reduce the risk of atherosclerosis

Moderate exercise in conjunction with common dietary supplements significantly reduce the risk of atherosclerosis

Increases in co-payments may reduce the use of medications

Increases in co-payments may reduce the use of medications

Diabetes drug improves metabolic changes associated with HIV combination therapy

Diabetes drug improves metabolic changes associated with HIV combination therapy

Protein that appears to play a key role in Alzheimer's disease

Protein that appears to play a key role in Alzheimer's disease

Study has important implications for African Americans who suffer from high blood pressure

Study has important implications for African Americans who suffer from high blood pressure

Exercise reverses signs of artery disease in obese children

Exercise reverses signs of artery disease in obese children

About one in 35 adult Americans is at high risk of coronary heart disease

About one in 35 adult Americans is at high risk of coronary heart disease

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

Multimillion-dollar electron microscope unveils shapes of viruses and proteins

Multimillion-dollar electron microscope unveils shapes of viruses and proteins

Dark chocolate and cocoa may help arterial stiffness

Dark chocolate and cocoa may help arterial stiffness