Over 93 million U.S. adults aged 20 or above have high cholesterol. Their arteries can be clogged, which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, and stroke. What is High Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty substance that circulates in the blood. The body naturally makes some cholesterol, and the rest is added by the food you eat. However, cholesterol levels can be confusing; the body needs some cholesterol to make hormones, vitamin D, and … [Read more...] about 7 Ways To Prevent High Cholesterol
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month The American Cancer Society has designated November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the second most common form of cancer in the U.S. Each year, lung cancer accounts for roughly one in four cancer deaths. In other words, more people die due to lung cancer-related causes than prostate, colon, and breast cancers combined. (AHA, 2020) Smoking is considered to be a leading cause of lung … [Read more...] about Is Vaping a Lung Cancer Risk?