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American leadership in public health has been a total failure in its attempt to curtail this disease. Reviewed in Tests: cholesterol and triglycerides (lipids). stroke (cerebrovascular accident) – Strokes occur when blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients to the brain are either blocked by a clot (thrombosis or embolism) or burst. Certainly an important job also, but one that serves its purpose after the LDL has has transported the cholesterol and the body has used it.

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