cholesterol

The red meat or white meat debate is a draw: Eating white meat, such as poultry, will have an identical effect on your cholesterol level as eating red beef, new research indicates.
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June 04, 2019 - 4:30 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) - - The red meat or white meat debate is a draw: Eating white meat, such as poultry, will have an identical effect on your cholesterol level as eating red beef, new research indicates. The long-held belief that eating white meat is less harmful for your heart may still...
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May 29, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Our daily lives are increasingly a numbers game – PIN numbers, phone numbers, the calorie counts in our favorite foods – the list of number sequences stored in our brains gets longer all the time. But the numbers most vital to your long term health and wellbeing might be missing from your numerical...
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Early childhood education
Seth Wenig/AP
May 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from 10% a decade earlier. In children, high...
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Aspirin
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March 18, 2019 - 7:06 am
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- If you're a healthy older adult looking for ways to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke, don't turn to that age-old standby: daily low-dose aspirin. It's no longer recommended as a preventative for older adults who don't have a high risk or existing heart...
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Cholesterol.
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Lynne Adkins
February 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cholesterol levels are on the rise in children, and you can blame it on lifestyle choices. High cholesterol used to be a problem found only in adults, but now it's an issue for kids as well, according to Dr. Julie Brothers, a pediatric cardiologist at Children's...
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