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Heart Guidelines Urge Increased Statin Use (Video)

Tags: blood pressure, cholesterol, healthy diet, heart attack, LDL, obesity, statins, stroke, Trans fats, Type 2 diabetes

New heart guidelines take a dramatic turn, recommending greatly increased use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications.


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A New Way to Raise ‘Good’ Cholesterol?

Tags: Catalyst, cholesterol, HDL, LDL

A large Cleveland Clinic-led study looks at a new drug that may increase HDL, or “good” cholesterol. The good, the bad and the promising in cholesterol research.


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Why Should You Eat Seeds?

Tags: antioxidant, bad cholesterol, heart disease, LDL, muscle weakness, omega-3, seeds, vitamin e

Next time you make a salad, sprinkle a few sesame, pumpkin or other seeds for a healthy mix -- but keep the seeds in moderation to avoid adding too many calories and fat.


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Heart Health Twitter Quiz – Red Meat

Tags: healthy diet, heart 411, LDL, red meat

You can eat red meat and still have a healthy heart.