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12 Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol

Healthy Eating Protect your heart by eating more foods that have a beneficial effect on cholesterol. Here are the experts’ favorites. New rules to live by Umpaporn/Shutterstock High cholesterol is considered a risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease, the top cause of deaths in the country and worldwide. One of the most effective ways to… Read More »

Which herbs help reduce inflammation?

Many herbal remedies could have anti-inflammatory properties. However, the evidence to support the majority of these claims is lacking. Inflammation is the body’s primary defense mechanism against infections, wounds, and other forms of harm. However, inflammation itself can be harmful in some cases. For example, many conditions can cause inflammation to remain elevated, resulting in… Read More »

Drug monitoring platform to help Maryland combat opioids

The State of Maryland is getting new software to collect information about controlled substances dispensed in the state to facilitate better data sharing. The RxGov prescription drug monitoring platform, from NIC, provides near real-time data that will integrate with the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), the state health information exchange. Data also… Read More »