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Cholesterol
Cholesterol
Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is found in all cells of the body. Too much cholesterol in the blood, or high blood cholesterol, can be serious. Learn the causes, symptoms and treatments for high blood cholesterol.

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