Why do some people with certain levels of LDL (“bad” cholesterol) and HDL (“good” cholesterol) develop heart disease while others with the same levels do not? A key factor may be the size and density of the cholesterol...
According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, “coronary heart disease risk factors are conditions or habits that raise your risk of heart disease and heart attack.”
ROCKINGHAM — Nancy Porter, health educator for the Richmond County Health Department, is raising awareness of the No. 1 killer of American women and men — heart disease.
February is National Heart Month, a great time to educate our community on the facts of heart disease — the No. 1 cause of death for men and women.
ROCKINGHAM —Patients have had access to hyperbaric oxygen treatment since 2006, but most people don't realize FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital even has a hyperbaric chamber and don't understand what it does.