Keep Your Kid's Cholesterol in Check

Should all children be screened for high cholesterol? That's the suggestion of a study out of West Virginia that found that a family history alone isn't sufficient to catch high cholesterol among children. In analyzing results from family histories and fasting lipid tests of more than 20,000 West Virginia youngsters, researchers found that 71 percent of them met guidelines for cholesterol screening based on family history. But it said that a third of children whose cholesterol levels...Full Story
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