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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/MCLEOD HEALTH KEVIN MITCHELL McLeod Health & Fitness Center It’s the New Year, and many people are making resolutions to eat better and exercise more. Regardless of the time of year, your age or your fitness level, it’s never too late to make exercise a part of your daily or weekly routine. There are …

QUESTION: Why do the public health authorities keep telling us to always wear a mask? I have not seen any information showing that masks stop the spread. Instead, most of the info I have read says cloth masks do not block small aerosol particles. But they cut needed oxygen intake and raise CO2 intake. ANSWER: …

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 29 2020 A team of researchers led by Swansea University have developed new technology to monitor cholesterol in brain tissue which could uncover its relation to neurodegenerative disease and pave the way for the development of new treatments. The research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences …

When a body was found at a mobile home park during the Sandalwood Fire in Calimesa last October, family members of 89-year-old Lois Arvickson feared it was her. They were on the phone with the mother, grandmother and great-grandmother when the line went dead. They searched nearby shelters to see if Arvickson had survived, but …

Everybody loves Pizza worldwide right? The delicious savory smell of the cheese and the tomatoes and all the other toppings and herbs. If you’re not already heading off towards the direction of the refrigerator, stick around and listen up for a moment. The problem is that most Pizzas have a relatively high saturated fat content …

Cholesterol is an essential structural component found in cell membranes which helps to produce Vitamin D, steroid hormones and bile acids. Our liver produces at least 80 percent of body's cholesterol which is transported to our blood. You can have a bad cholesterol level which is harmful for your body or a good level of …

Are you at risk for heart disease? Advanced Cardiovascular Testing (ACT) is the next generation of heart disease risk assessment. It provides a lot of information that helps doctors figure out whether you are at risk or not. You know that we are experiencing an epidemic of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Almost a million people die …

There are many health benefits that you can get from the best fish oil supplement. A lot of health experts and medical practitioners have recommended the intake of fish supplement for heart health, most especially to people who are suffering from heart disease and cardiovascular diseases. Oil from fish has also been proven to help …

What Do You Need To Know? Do you really know all you need to know about your cholesterol and heart health? Does it all seem a little confusing to you? In the past, experts would only tell you about the bad cholesterol in your body, but did you know that there is also good cholesterol …

There are many ways to learn how to raise HDL cholesterol. There are two types of lipoproteins. There is HDL lipoproteins and LDL lipoproteins. HDL lipoproteins are the good type of cholesterol, and LDL lipoproteins are the bad type of cholesterol. You want to have HDL lipoproteins above 60 mg, and you want your LDL …