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HDL is Not Always Protective — Especially for Older Women

We all know that cholesterol comes in two types: the “good” and the “bad.” High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is the good kind; having high HDL levels is considered protective against cardiovascular disease. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is the bad kind; it is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. But recent research has cast doubt on…

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