In an effort to build on our previous Health column, the Executive Health Group would like to talk about the process of evaluating your risk for cardiovascular disease. In our previous column, we highlighted the futility of normal risk assessment. In today’s preventative environment, knowing that 88% of the people who have a heart attack […]
Healthcare today is complicated and expensive. Despite the fact that healthcare represents about 1/5 of the Nation’s total economy, it is hard to understand how the whole system works. Here are a few points that may challenge some of your thinking when it comes to preventative healthcare.
There is no such thing as good or bad cholesterol! Do you know what a lipoprotein is? If your answer is no, you should. Lipoprotiens are the particles manufactured by the liver which carry cholesterol, a fat, through your bloodstream which is a water‐ based solution. Cholesterol is a naturally occurring substance in the body, […]