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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

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Women and Heart Attacks

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about half of all women are unaware of this fact. Founder of the Women's Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic Sharonne Hayes, M.D., says, "While there’s been a steady decline [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Healthy chocolate: Dream or reality? Insomnia: How do I stay asleep? Cholesterol-lowering supplements: Lower your numbers without prescription medication Lactose intolerance Diverticulitis diet: Should I avoid nuts and seeds?

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Heart Disease: The No. 1 Killer of Women

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 60,000 more women than men die each year from coronary artery disease. Increasing awareness of heart issues in women is the first step toward reducing the death rate from this largely preventable killer. Understanding risks, prevention and symptoms are all integral to [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

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Preventing Cholesterol Problems

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Brent Bauer has some ideas on keeping cholesterol from becoming a problem. To listen, click the link below. Preventing Cholesterol Problems

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Smoking and Cholesterol: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Just in case lung cancer and emphysema weren't enough, in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Lowell Dale gives another reason to stop smoking. To listen, click the link below. Smoking and Cholesterol

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Healthy Choices and Statins

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Victor Montori discusses lifestyle choices and medications for lowering cholesterol levels. To listen, click the link below. Healthy Choices and Statins

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Statin Misconceptions

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Brent Bauer discusses a common misconception about statin medications. To listen click the link below. Statin Misconception

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Cholesterol Lowering Alternatives

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Brent Bauer provides some ideas on ways to lower your cholesterol. To listen, click the link below. Cholesterol Lowering Alternatives

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Low Blood Cholesterol

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Brent Bauer discusses low blood cholesterol levels. To listen, click the link below. Low Blood Cholesterol

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Cholesterol Numbers

You've heard the warnings before — high cholesterol increases your risk of heart disease. So how often should you get your cholesterol checked, what should your numbers be, and how do you get them there? Those answers and more from Mayo Clinic.

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Lowering Cholesterol without Statins

Stephen Kopecky, M.D., a Mayo Clinic physician specializing in preventive cardiology, describes ways to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol without taking prescription drugs called statins.

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Healthy Heart Numbers

In our culture numbers are everywhere. Phone numbers, bank numbers, license numbers, the clock on the wall. Everyday we remember and use many of these numbers over and over again. But doctors at Mayo Clinic say most of us don't know or even think about the most important numbers: [...]

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Healthy Heart Numbers

In our culture numbers are everywhere. Phone numbers, bank numbers, license numbers, the clock on the wall. Everyday we remember and use many of these numbers over and over again. But many of us don't know or even think about the most important numbers: our heart health numbers.  Gerald Fletcher, [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Sleep tips: 7 steps to better sleep Better sleep can be yours! Consider sleep tips for the weary. Slide show: 10 great health foods Add these nutritious foods to the menu and give your diet a healthy boost. EXPERT ANSWERS Ozone air purifiers: Can they improve [...]

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MONDAY HOUSECALL: Alzheimer's, Vasectomy Reversal, High Cholesterol and more ...

FEATURED TOPIC Alzheimer's genes: Are you at risk? What role does genetics play in developing Alzheimer's? Are you at risk? Highlights Bone health: Tips to keep your bones healthy Video: Biceps curl with dumbbell Video: Triceps extension with dumbbell Vasectomy reversal: Surgery to undo a vasectomy High cholesterol Expert Answers with [...]

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Plaque Buildup in Your Arteries (Animation)

It's Heart Disease Awareness Month and we're all being encouraged to “know your numbers.”  By keeping track of our cholesterol counts and blood pressure levels we can more easily control them and keep our arteries healthier. Here's an animation from Mayo Clinic illustrating what can happen if we don’t control those [...]

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