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Americans Making Gains in Cholesterol Reduction
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iride6606 posted:
The latest numbers are out. The bottom line is cholesterol rates are dropping but screening is leveling off. We need everyone to get checked. The CDC's position;

Many fatal and nonfatal heart attacks and strokes would be avoided with better detection of high cholesterol -- and lowering it by living a healthy lifestyle and, when needed, taking medications such as statins

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/10/24/some-improvement-seen-in-us-cholesterol-levels-cdc
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