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Cholesterol and Your Heart: The Good, Bad & the Ugly

When it comes to your heart, cholesterol matters. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the buildup of plaque within the heart arteries. One of the major risk factors for coronary artery disease is abnormal cholesterol levels. What type of cholesterol is good/bad? Low density lipoprotein (LDL) is the bad form of cholesterol. If your LDL level […]

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WakeMed One of 11 Hospitals Chosen to Start a Patient Navigator Program

Home to the state’s leading heart program, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is one of only 11 healthcare systems nationwide chosen to participate in the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) new Patient Navigator Program. The first cardiology program of its kind, the new Patient Navigator Program is designed to support hospitals in providing personalized services to […]

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