Whether it came from a family member or a cereal commercial, we’ve all heard the phrase “lower your cholesterol” but what exactly is cholesterol? Why is it in our bodies? Why is there good and bad cholesterol? And, if you don’t get it under control, what can happen? Even if you haven’t wondered about all of those things, surely you’ve been curious about at least one. Luckily, Dr. Rhea Sancassani, a heart specialist from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL has answered all of these questions and more on BDO’s Operation Life: Back 2 Basics series.