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View Resource Third Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III)

Presented by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Cholesterol Education Program, this report summarizes the panel's discoveries regarding the detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood cholesterol in adults. Internet users have the option of viewing the 40-page executive summary or the 372-page full report. Some of the many...
View Resource Cholesterol and Heart Disease

Hardly limited to being in the news this week, cholesterol and the role it plays in heart disease has emerged again. Science, while seeking to describe and dissect the pros and cons of LDL and HDL, has yet to produce a truly definitive answer to the many uncertainties regarding cholesterol. Yet, in the midst of this seemingly uncertain topic, research has provided a whole host of recommendations...