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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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This Summer, Have a (Healthy) Heart

Summer is a great time of year for travel, outdoor fun, cookouts and festivities. Whether you suffer from heart disease, are at risk for heart disease or just want to maintain a heart healthy lifestyle, here’s some tips from your neighborhood cardiologist, Dr. Richard Daw, who practices at the Apex and Cary offices of WakeMed […]

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