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High cholesterol and lipids (Beyond the Basics)

By | December 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

INTRODUCTIONHigh levels of lipids (fats) in the blood, including cholesterol and triglycerides, is also called "hyperlipidemia." Hyperlipidemia can significantly increase a person's risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other serious problems. To lower these risks, doctors often recommend that people with hyperlipidemia try to lower their cholesterol levels through a combination of dietary changes, exercise, [...]

Sudden cardiac arrest (The Basics)

By | November 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

What is sudden cardiac arrest? Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is when the heart suddenly stops beating. This is a medical emergency that needs to be treated right away. SCA that isn't treated right away causes death (called "sudden cardiac death"). But even with treatment, most people with SCA do not survive. The heart has a [...]

How to Safely Wear A Mask?

By | October 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Do's Thoroughly wash hands with soap & water before touching the mask.Check the mask for any tears or holes.Find the top side where the metal piece or stiff edge is.Ensure that the color side faces outwardPlace the metal piece/stiff edge over your noseCover your mouth, nose & chinAdjust the mask without leaving gaps on the [...]