High Cholesterol: The best breakfast options to control cholesterol levels

High cholesterol levels can lead to plaque buildup in artery walls, which can narrow arteries and make it difficult for blood to flow to the heart and brain (Pexels)

When it comes to breakfast, most of us don’t have time to plan it well or indulge in comfort foods. Cookies, muffins, buttered toast, sugar-added packaged cereal and other quick breakfast options may be delicious but they can increase your cholesterol levels and waistline. So some of us plan breakfast meals that are more elaborate … Read more

Power of Exercise: Counteracting the High Genetic Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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A new study has found a strong correlation between high levels of physical activity and a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, even among individuals with a high genetic predisposition for the condition. The research, involving 59,325 UK Biobank participants monitored via wrist accelerometers over a period of up to seven years, showed that one … Read more

A doctor says high healthcare costs are hurting his patients

A doctor says high healthcare costs are hurting his patients

Medical bills are skyrocketing and New Yorkers are facing a health crisis. Life expectancy in the United States continues to plummet even as other wealthy nations recover from the pandemic. We receive an inadequate patchwork of care, yet we are burdened with medical debt. As an attending physician in the outpatient pulmonary clinic of a … Read more

High seasons, times of suicidal thoughts, attempts identified

High seasons, times of suicidal thoughts, attempts identified

Suicidal ideation peaks during the winter, but suicide attempts are more common in late spring and early summer in the early morning hours, new research shows. Additionally, findings from Harvard University’s Project Implicit Health also show that people are more likely to attempt suicide between 4 and 6 in the morning. “No research has demonstrated … Read more

Global debt nears record high as rate hikes trigger ‘adjustment crisis’ says top trade body

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The IIF said the combination of such high debt levels and rising interest rates has caused the cost of servicing that debt to rise, triggering concerns about leverage in the financial system. “At nearly $305 trillion, global debt is now $45 trillion above its pre-pandemic level and is expected to continue to increase rapidly,” the … Read more