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Obesity

Obesity is an accumulation of body fat, usually 20% or more over a person’s ideal body weight. To avoid obesity and maintain a healthy weight

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Heart Failure

Heart Failure

First of all, if you or a loved one have been told that you have heart failure, don’t panic.  Your doctor did not mean that

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High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, increases the risk of developing cardiac (heart) disease.  It can lead to stroke, heart attack, or heart failure.  High

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Children’s Health

We now know that the atherosclerotic process, or buildup of fatty plaque in arteries, begins in childhood and continues slowly into adulthood where it often

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Women’s Health

Estrogen raises HDL cholesterol, which could explain why, as a rule, women have higher HDL levels than men. Estrogen production is highest during the childbearing

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