10 Top Foods to Help You Fight High Cholesterol

Close to 107 million U.S. adults have cholesterol levels of 200 mg/dL or higher, a level that the American Heart Association says increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. At least 12 million of these people are taking statin drugs to lower their cholesterol levels, but there are more natural options out there. According to the American Heart Association, ...

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Air Pollutants Damage Lungs Like Cigarette Smoke: What Can You Do?

It’s long been a mystery why so many non-smokers develop “smoker’s diseases” like lung cancer. Now that mystery may have been solved, thanks to research by Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge scientists. The average person is exposed to 300 times more free radicals a day from breathing PFRs than from smoking one cigarette, researchers found. H. Barry Dellinger, Ph.D., ...

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High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chlorine Pollutants Found in U.S. Water Supplies

Chlorine is regularly used to disinfect public drinking water supplies, a measure public health officials stress is necessary to keep the water safe from various water-borne diseases. Yet, during the chlorination process toxic disinfection byproducts are created, many of which linger in the water you drink, shower and bathe with. Bathing and showering in unfiltered tap water may expose you ...

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