New Cholesterol  Management Guidelines: A more personalized approach to risk assessment and treatment

New Cholesterol Management Guidelines: A more personalized approach to risk assessment and treatment

Late last year, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new cholesterol guidelines that include recommendations for more personalized risk assessments and new cholesterol-lowering drug options for people at the highest risk for cardiovascular disease. According to AHA President Ivor Benjamin, M.D., the updated guidelines reinforce the importance of healthy living, lifestyle modification and prevention. They build on the 2013 cholesterol recommendations to focus on identifying Read more »
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May 18, 2019
COPD: What is it? Could you have it?

COPD: What is it? Could you have it?

COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a progressive lung disease that causes breathing difficulties and can be fatal. Millions of Americans suffer from it and millions more may have it and not even know it. Could you be one of them? It’s not always easy to tell. Who is at risk? Most at risk for developing COPD are smokers, former smokers and people who’ve had frequent exposure to other irritants. Read more »
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March 11, 2019
OH YOUR ACHING HEAD!

OH YOUR ACHING HEAD!

Sinus headaches often get the blame for the pain, but could it be something else? Okay, spring is finally here and just when you are ready to get out and enjoy the nice weather you are hit with a pounding headache and pressure leading you to the conclusion that what you have is a sinus headache. However, the truth is, your headache may not be the result of your sinuses. In Read more »
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March 11, 2019
the chilling pain of Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

the chilling pain of Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

You reach to tuck away a bag in an overhead compartment or to retrieve a book from a high shelf and suddenly you experience sharp pain. Before long any movement of your shoulder causes pain and you start losing range of motion. Eventually pain may subside, but you’re left with a shoulder that doesn’t want to work. What you may be experiencing is frozen shoulder syndrome. Here’s what you should Read more »
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January 02, 2019
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