Should We Test Teens for High Cholesterol?

As many as one in five American adolescents has LDL (bad) cholesterol levels that are too high and HDL (good) cholesterol levels that are too low -- a fact that many doctors say means that it may be time to start regular cholesterol screening as part of back-to-school check-ups. According to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American teens -- already identified as too often out-of-shape and overweight -- are also at risk for cholesterol problems once...Full Story
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