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Report: Screen all kids for high cholesterol

[KMSP Fox 9, November 11, 2011] New recommendations supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics say all children between the ages of nine and 11 should be screened for high cholesterol, and again in their late teens.

Allina Medical Clinic - Woodlake pediatrician Dr. Anne Valaas-Turner says the new recommendation reflect growing evidence that conditions that bring on adult heart attacks and other cardiovascular disease can begin in childhood.

Posted on November 14, 2011 in Allina Health ClinicsHeart/CardiovascularKMSPTV News

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