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Top Five Cholesterol Myths

Health care savvy Americans, confident in their cholesterol knowledge, may be in for a surprise. Knowing their cholesterol numbers-and where they should be-is not enough. To protect their heath, consumers need to recognize key myths surrounding cholesterol. According to experts, the top five include: Myth No. 1: If my total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol are “normal,” I don’t need to worry about heart disease. Wrong. Patients who get their total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad”) cholesterol results back as “normal” may actually be at risk because […]

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