Dr. Keri Peterson of Women’s Health magazine shares the latest information on must-have screenings for women, explaining how often you should have your blood pressure, thyroid, and other functions checked.
More and more people are self-diagnosing simple ailments these days instead of enduring long waits in doctor’s offices and troubling with insurance claims. Dr. Keri Peterson, who writes a column for Women’s Health, shows off some simple and effective DIY medical kits.
(Reuters) - About 80 million Americans suffer from heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer, and most are on multiple drugs. Full story
Marc Beer, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals CEO, discusses a drug in the company's pipeline that treats patients with severe cholesterol disorder.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports which companies are diving into the injectable cholesterol fighters.
TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer shares the latest news and celebrity buzz in the health world, including how singer Pink got her pre-baby body back, the best ways to lower your cholesterol, and a new study that suggests cranberry juice may not help prevent UTIs.
TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer tackles viewers’ questions about cholesterol and blood pressure, including the best ways to lower both, and how to raise your “good” cholesterol without also raising the bad.
Over the past decade, researchers say, the number of children with high cholesterol levels has fallen. A new study from the Journal of the American Medical Association shows the rate of high total cholesterol dropped from 11 percent to eight percent in children ages six to nine. NBC’s Brian Williams
This undated handout image, provided by Merck & Co. Inc. on March 9, 2009, shows the cholesterol drug Vytorin. REUTERS/Courtesy of Merck/Handout
**FILE** An overweight man is shown in Washington in this 2003 file photo. A new study suggests that a surprising number of overweight people, about half, have normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels, while an equally startling number of trim people suffer from some of the ills associated with