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  • Is your cell phone dangerous to your health? January 21, 2020
    Plenty of us use our phones in situations when we probably should be paying more attention. But how often does this behavior lead to actual injury? A data analysis offers some answers. The post Is your cell phone dangerous to your health? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
    Robert H. Shmerling, MD
  • LDL cholesterol: How low can you (safely) go? January 20, 2020
    Lowering LDL cholesterol has been shown to lower risk of cardiovascular disease. Recent studies have suggested that more aggressive goals for LDL levels in people who already have CVD can decrease risk even further. The post LDL cholesterol: How low can you (safely) go? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
    Dara K. Lee Lewis, MD
  • Menopause and insomnia: Could a low-GI diet help? January 17, 2020
    Researchers examining dietary data from over 50,000 postmenopausal women found that women who ate foods with a higher glycemic index, and foods with more added sugars, were more likely to have insomnia. The post Menopause and insomnia: Could a low-GI diet help? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
    Monique Tello, MD, MPH

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