Genetic causes for high cholesterol are rare: study

Genetic mutations that can be blamed for unusually high cholesterol are far rarer than previously thought, existing in only about two percent of the population, researchers said Sunday. Previous studies have suggested that as many as 25 percent of people with very high cholesterol — defined as low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels of 190 mg/dl …

Too cool for H2O? Find out the damage you could be causing your health

Water. Is. Life! Water plays a very important role in our health as our bodies are made up of approximately 70% water. We need water for cell life, chemical and metabolic reactions, transportation of nutrients, body temperature regulation and elimination of waste. There are people who would rather be caught dead than drink water not …