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Is Your Medication Raising Your Cholesterol?

More than 102 million Americans have high cholesterol, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s a condition that greatly raises the risk of heart disease in one-third of the people who have it. Although high cholesterol levels are often due to genetics or an unhealthy diet, lesser-known factors can also raise your cholesterol — …

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Healthcare needs of women with parkinson’s disease are going unmet, advocates say

Parkinson’s disease (PD) may be more common in men than women, but both genders can feel the impacts of the condition equally, says Indu Subramanian, MD. Too often, though, the unique needs of women with PD, from its effects on fertility, pregnancy, the menstrual cycle, and menopause to how it influences work and family life balance, go overlooked …

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