What Is In Your Genes?

By Dr. Ainat Beniaminovitz, MD, FACC In our daily practice we are often confronted with the task of “cracking the black box”. Patients present without symptoms of heart disease but are troubled with the thought that a close and seemingly healthy relative had a heart attack at a young age. It is smart to be […]

Your Cholesterol Level – More Than Just One Number

Ask your friend at a cocktail party about his cholesterol level, and you’ll likely get an instantaneous answer – 164. Ask his wife next to him, and she might look down and quietly murmur the number because she’s embarrassed that her cholesterol is higher than her husband’s. Many of us have our cholesterol number committed […]