'Know your cholesterol like you know your Pin code' People are being encouraged to know their cholesterol and blood pressure numbers as well as they know their bank Pin code - because it could save their life.
These numbers flag up early signs of cardiovascular disease, which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.
Forty health organisations have teamed up to urge more people to go for a routine NHS health check.
Doctors should also identify and treat at-risk patients better, they say. BBC News