Should You Try to Raise Your ‘Good’ Cholesterol? You Might Not Need To

Most of the time, you want your cholesterol to be low—ideally less than 150 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). But as you likely know if you’ve had your levels tested, the results aren’t quite that simple. Cholesterol tests will tell you not just your total cholesterol, but also your low-density lipoprotein, triglycerides, and high-density lipoprotein. And … Read more

How Is Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosed?

Speculation about President Joe Biden’s health is rife after the president’s poor debate performance, marked by a stiff gait and soft voice, and muddled answers. Also fueling conjecture is reporting in the New York Times and elsewhere that, according to visitor logs, a neurologist who specializes in movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease has come to … Read more

What to Do if Your Pet Dies at Home

Losing a pet is never easy. When facing the sudden loss of a furry companion, pet owners might not know what to do if their pet dies at home.  While it may be unclear what best to do when experiencing such an ordeal, experts stress that it is important to take a second and grieve … Read more