Is that a Cold Sore?

What is that on the outside of your lip? It might be cold sore or fever blister. They commonly occur on the lips as one or a cluster of blisters, but can also arise on the cheeks, chin, and nostrils. It is caused by herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1). This virus is contagious and can be spread by kissing or using the same eating utensils of someone infected. Typically it can last up to 10 days or more.
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The Truth About Statins that Hispanic Americans Should Know

High Cholesterol is an increasing problem for Hispanic Americans. It’s really no surprise since Hispanic Americans have adapted to the dietary cholesterol foods of the western diet. The typical high cholesterol foods that have been consumed in staggering amounts are meat, eggs, milk, cheese, and fast foods. According to Docguide.cm, the American Heart Association states that high cholesterol is a serious health concern for Hispanic adults. Among Hispanic Americans age 20 and older, 51.9% of men and 44.8% of women have total blood cholesterol levels of 200 mg/dL or higher.
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