High Cholesterol: Are Your Genes to Blame?
For some individuals, high cholesterol is a family affair. Here’s why you need to worry about inherited high cholesterol, or familial hypercholesterolemia.
Should You Take a Cholesterol-Lowering Drug?
New cholesterol drug guidelines may shape your thinking.
To Lower Cholesterol, Follow A Nordic Diet
New evidence lauds the cholesterol-lowering benefits of the typical Nordic diet.
High Stress, High Cholesterol Levels?
Can easing job stress lower your cholesterol levels? The experts weigh in.
Are You Eating These Four Life-Saving Foods?
Research shows that these specific foods can dramatically lower your heart disease risk.
Are You Taking This Possible Injury-Causing Drug?
This commonly prescribed drug could be leading to muscle injuries. Here’s what you need to know.
5 Words to Watch for on Drug Labels
Commonly used terms on OTC and supplement drug labels and what they mean.
6 Reasons Cholesterol May Not Matter Anymore
Why cholesterol might not be all that important when it comes to heart health.
Supplements to Lower Cholesterol
Non-prescription supplements can lower cholesterol, but choose wisely.
Cholesterol Drugs: What Your Doc’s Not Telling You
What your doctor may not divulge about statin drugs—and what you can do about it.
Improve Your Cholesterol Without Drugs
These simple changes can lower your cholesterol by 30 percent—no pills necessary.
Trans- fats are double trouble.
Why to look out for “partially hydrogenated” or “hydronated” vegetable oil!