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Family Thankful for Son’s Recovery

by Jennifer Ffrench-Parker Special to the NNPA from the Crossroads News Jeremiah Truesdale, front right, with mother Kay, father Benny and little brother Joshua, was the first to ride on Macy’s Pink Pig at Lenox Square. One day he came into the kitchen and told Read More

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3 Factors Detrimental to Obesity-Related Heart Disease

[FoodProductDesign.com] BOSTON—High blood pressure, serum cholesterol and blood glucose explain approximately 50% of the increased risk of heart disease and three-quarters of the increased risk of stroke among overweight or obese individuals, according to a new study published in the journal The Lancet. Researchers at Harvard Read More

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New Cholesterol Drug Guidelines: Q&A

[WebMD} Nov. 14, 2013 — The question of the day is: Should I be on a statin? New guidelines released Tuesday by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology change the standards for who should be taking these cholesterol-lowering drugs. As doctors follow the Read More