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Do You Know Your Cholesterol Numbers?

Learn about the differences between HDL and LDL cholesterol and find out which numbers should be high and which should be low. (From NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

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Surgical Options for Breast Cancer

Some women with cancer in one breast are choosing to have both breasts surgically removed. Does this approach improve the odds of survival? (From the NIH Director’s Blog)

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Recognize and Treat Alcohol Problems

How do you know when drinking is becoming a problem? And what can you do if it is? (From NIH News in Health)

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Drug Prevents Malaria in High-Risk Region

A combination drug treatment substantially reduced malaria in young children in Africa. (From NIH Research Matters)

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