Wise or Not? Doctors Sound Off on Cholesterol Tests for Kids

Like millions of Americans, Connor Kroll of Oak Ridge, N.J., takes the cholesterol-busting drug Lipitor. And like many others, he has reaped the medicine's benefits; in the four years he has been taking it, his dangerously high cholesterol levels have been cut nearly in half. But Kroll stands out from the typical patient on statin drugs, like Lipitor, in one important way. He is only 16 years old. "I'm not crazy about medications, but nothing else worked," Kroll's mother Audrey told ABC News...Full Story
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