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'Conditioning' blood flow could deter dementia, GRU researcher says

...will have dementia later in life are those things that put them at higher risk of stroke: high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking, Hess said. "Everything that leads to stroke leads to dementia, implying that these are shared risk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-13/conditioning-blood-flow-coul
Working long hours might lead to higher risk of having a stroke

...difficulty talking, eating or walking.Traditional risk factors for stroke are older age, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and diabetes.Because treatments for strokes are limited at most hospitals, preventing strokes from occurring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-26/working-long-hours-might-lea
Football hits could lead to hypertension, worsening concussions, GRU researchers say

...during the season, and it was thought that the fact that many are overweight or have other risk factors such as high cholesterol were contributing factors, said GRU graduate student Cameron McCarthy. But that seems to go away in the offseason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-05/football-hits-could-lead-hyp
Uninsured in South Carolina eligible for Healthy Connections Checkup screenings

...Healthy Connections Checkup, provides physical exams every other year that include screenings for obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and several types of cancer. The coverage that began Aug. 1 expanded on a 20-year-old state program that provided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-11-29/uninsured-south-carolina-eli
Smartphone apps remind patients to take their meds

...symptomless conditions, such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol. Those patients are less likely to regularly take...used classes of drugs for depression, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, the company claims at least 80 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-25/smartphone-apps-remind-pat
Medicine Today: Skipping breakfast might affect heart health

...than those who ate breakfast.While previous studies have linked skipping breakfast with a higher risk of having high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes, Rimm's study is the first to report that individuals who skip breakfast might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-08-15/medicine-today-skipping-brea
Cholesterol screenings offer better look at risks

...long, Bowman said, doctors and patients have relied on standard cholesterol screening and then statins to lower high cholesterol."We've been very satisfied over time," he said. "It's frightening to think we've been having this feeling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-30/cholesterol-screenings-offer-
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Heart tests at University help firefighters

Augusta Fire Department Battalion Chief Chris Reid knew he had high cholesterol and triglyceride levels and has been trying to eat better. What surprised him was how far down the road he was toward developing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-06-07/heart-tests-university-help-
United Way of the CSRA sponsors new agencies

...to uninsured patients. The most common health problems center physicians see are high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity, said Communications Director Ron Skenes."You can't deal with these types of long-term health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-27/united-way-csra-sponsors-new-
Cholesterol findings iffy

...that children be tested for high cholesterol.I have yet to read a definitive study that proves that high cholesterol causes sickness and death. It's...Even if one believes that high cholesterol is dangerous for adults, children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-11-23/cholesterol-findings-iff