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New recommendations: People with high cholesterol should eliminate carbs, not saturated fat

For decades, people diagnosed with familial hypercholesterolemia have been instructed to minimize their consumption of saturated fats to lower cholesterol and reduce their risks of heart disease. But a new study published in the prestigious journal “BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine” found no evidence to support those claims.

July 6, 2020Research and Innovation

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Why the Human Brain Allows Loving Caretakers to Leave a Child to Die in a Hot Car

More than 50 children died in hot cars in 2018, making it the deadliest year on record. Many of the cases involve parents who unknowingly left a child behind, often for an entire day. USF Psychology Professor David Diamond has studied this phenomenon for over a decade and has served as an expert witness on many high-profile cases.

March 5, 2019Research and Innovation

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