In a recent study, researchers weigh-in on the conventional wisdom that supercharging your “good” cholesterol to very high levels can help reduce the risk of heart disease. What they found instead was that both low levels of the cholesterol – known as high-density lipoprotein (HDL) – and very high levels could lead to a higher risk of death.

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