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There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
 
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Try a Scrumptious Smoothie

Instead of a high-fat, high-calorie milkshake, drink a healthy smoothie. Blend 1 cup of fat-free milk with half a banana, sliced; six strawberries; and four ice cubes. The refreshing drink has 165 calories and 1 gram of fat.