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What Your Cholesterol Numbers Mean

Learn from Cardiologist, Dr. Susan O’Leary, what your cholesterol numbers really mean.


Is it a Heart Attack? Symptoms Differ Between Men and Women

Presently there is a misconception that heart disease and heart attacks primarily affect men — but heart disease doesn’t discriminate. It is also the number one killer of women. Fueling this misconception is the fact that men and women suffer different symptoms and warning signs during a heart attack.


Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

In addition to what the body produces naturally, cholesterol is also in the foods we eat. When we have too much cholesterol in our bloodstream, that’s when the trouble begins.