What you need to know about high cholesterol

More than 35 million American Adults (20 years or older) have total cholesterol levels at or above 240 mg/dL, which puts them at a high risk for heart disease. September is National Cholesterol Education Month, and Dr. Meredith Maxwell, Touro Family Medicine Physician, is here to tell us how we can prevent high cholesterol and the steps we can take to lower it if we find ours too high.