High cholesterol is prevalent in the Canadian population: Nearly half of people aged 40 to 59 are affected – and for some, the first warning sign will be a heart attack or stroke. For others, a test indicating high blood cholesterol may be the first signal that it’s time to take control over the situation. Cholesterol...

There is an urgent crisis in our midst. Across the country, millions of people are at risk of heart attack or stroke due to high cholesterol. You may not think that high cholesterol is a big deal, but consider this: Every seven minutes, someone in Canada dies from heart disease or stroke. In fact, over 60,000...

Each year, over 60,000 Canadians will suffer their first heart attack.   Another 50,000 will suffer a stroke. This alarming fact points to a critical issue across the country: cardiovascular disease.   High cholesterol is one of the most critical factors that contributes to cardiovascular risk, which can lead to heart...