Roughly 1 of 3 U.S. children kids screened for cholesterol are high

March 31, 2014 10:52 PM

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Roughly 1 of 3 U.S. children screened for high cholesterol between the ages of 9 and 11 are borderline or have high cholesterol.

Dr. Thomas Seery, a pediatric cardiologist at Texas Children's Hospital and assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and colleagues examined the medical records of 12,712 children who had screening for cholesterol levels as part of a routine physical exam within the Texas Chi...

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