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Busting the Cholesterol Myth: Sugar and Inflammation More Harmful than Dietary Fat

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes one in four deaths in the U.S. At least one half of Americans have one or more of the major risk factors of developing CVD, which are high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking. The term CVD encompasses a wide ...

Beyond the Lipid Panel: Understanding Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes one in four deaths in the U.S. At least one half of Americans have one or more of the major risk factors of developing CVD, which are high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking. The term CVD encompasses a wide ...

Compose a Healthy Heartbeat Every Day

Heart problems—such as blood pressure, cholesterol, angina pains, blockages, stroke and heart attacks—are leading causes of death. Cardiovascular diseases can be prevented through simple lifestyle changes. Hatred, jealousy, greed, anger, pride, depression ...

Take Care of Your Heart: A Comprehensive Approach to Cardiovascular Care

Optimal wellness necessitates optimum function of all the systems and components of the human body. Breakdown in any one area can lead to illness and disease so it is difficult to call any single body part more important than any other. If pressed, however, most ...

Get the Giggles! Laughter Has Awesome Power

When was the last time you had a really good belly laugh? The kind of laugh that is so hardy you felt like you just did about 50 sit-ups? How about laughing so hard that you snorted or shot milk out of your nose? How about no sound coming out at all, and you looked like ...

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome in Pets

Both dogs and cats can suffer from cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS). It is sometimes referred to as doggie or kitty Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The cause of CDS is not known at this time. It is thought to be similar to human aging, where brain function is affected ...