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MedlinePlus: Cholesterol     View
Collection of links to material about cholesterol, "a waxy, fat-like substance that occurs naturally in all parts of the body. ... High levels of cholesterol in the blood can increase your risk of heart disease." Topics include diagnosis, t ...

Do Cholesterol Drugs Do Any Good?     View
This January 2008 article discusses the use of statin drugs to reduce cholesterol and treat cardiovascular disease. The article concludes that "research suggests that, except among high-risk heart patients, the benefits of statins such as Lipito ...

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute     View
Find health related information about your heart, lungs, and blood. Features of the site include clinical guidelines on overweight and obesity (including a body mass index calculator), Latino cardiovascular health resources, and several interactive ...

Cholesterol Center     View
Information about high blood cholesterol and health risks, and treatments and lifestyle choices to lower cholesterol. Features a discussion of medications (such as statins, fibrates, and niacin), maintaining a healthy weight, and exercising. Includes ...

Children and Cholesterol     View
This fact sheet lists acceptable, borderline, and high cholesterol levels for children, and notes that "[c]ompelling evidence shows that the atherosclerotic process (buildup of fatty plaque in arteries) begins in childhood and progresses slowly ...

Can a Drug That Helps Hearts Be Harmful to the Brain?     View
This February 2008 articles considers how "[c]ognitive side effects like memory loss and fuzzy thinking aren't listed on the patient information sheet for Lipitor, the popular cholesterol-lowering drug. But some doctors are voicing concerns that ...

The Nutrition Source: Fats and Cholesterol     View
This site addresses the relationship between fats and cholesterol and the effects of fats on health. Topics discussed include dietary fats and cancer, cholesterol and heart disease, fats and obesity, and more. Includes charts showing sources of each ...

Platillos Latinos ??¡Sabrosos y Saludables!/Delicious Heart-Healthy Latino Recipes     View
"The recipes are family favorites of Latinos working on the Salud para su Corazón project." Each recipe in this publication (about two dozen) includes calorie, fat, cholesterol, sodium, calcium, and iron counts. Opens directly into a P ...

Cholesterol     View
An explanation of cholesterol including the various types of cholesterol (HDL, LDL, triglycerides) and information on cholesterol and diet, exercise, alcohol and drugs, risk factors, and much more. From the American Heart Association.

Heart Disease     View
This IPL pathfinder will help you find information about heart disease and heart attacks. Print and Internet resources are listed.



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