262018Mar

Comprehensive Stroke Program is coming to Jupiter Medical Center with the Help of an Anonymous Gift

JUPITER, Fla. – December 7, 2017 – Jupiter Medical Center Foundation announced today a $5 million gift from an anonymous donor that will help the hospital become a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center. This gift will enable Jupiter Medical Center to provide world-class stroke care close to home when seconds count. Jupiter Medical Center also has…

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262018Mar

What’s In A Name?

We all know trans fat is very bad to eat.  It raises the bad cholesterol (LDL), lowering the good cholesterol (HDL) in your blood.  The end result is a higher risk of heart disease than if you ate no trans fat. So, why does the food industry get away with putting it in our food,…

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162018Mar

Atherosclerotic, Coronary Artery Disease and Inflammation

Free radicals are unstable molecules with an unpaired electron, thus an odd number of electrons.  Electrons are most stable in pairs.  So, the stable molecules are those with an even number of electrons.  Free radicals do their damage while “stealing” an electron (oxidizing) from stable molecules.  When the “attacked” molecule loses its electron, it becomes…

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