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AHA News: Making Sense of Cholesterol - the Good, the Bad and the Dietary


September 16, 2020

U.S News & World Report - Cholesterol can be confusing. But understanding it could help you live a longer, healthier life.

The guidelines recommend getting cholesterol and other traditional risk factors checked every four to six years, starting at age 20. If the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated those plans, get up to date when you can do so safely, said Kristina Petersen, an assistant professor in the department of nutritional sciences at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

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