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Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

Domestic assault survivor who underwent face transplant loses sight 11 years after lye attack

Carmen Blandin Tarleton speaks at a May 2013 press conference at Brigham and Women’s Hospital following her face transplant surgery.  (Getty Images) A New Hampshire woman who survived a horrifying domestic assault 11 years ago and underwent a face transplant in 2013 says she has lost her sight after contracting an infection. Carmen Tarleton, whose ex-husband… Read More »