A third of school-age kids may have risky cholesterol levels

May 28, 2014

By Linda Poon Of all the things parents worry about when it comes to their children’s health, high cholesterol probably isn’t very high on the list. But roughly one in three primary school kids may already have borderline-high or high cholesterol, according to a large study to be presented this week at a meeting of […]

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Children on track for a heart attack

May 8, 2013

Do you know how old your kids’ arteries are? It’s a potentially important question as scientists increasingly uncover links between healthy habits in childhood and risk for heart disease later in life. And there are growing concerns about the cardiovascular health of millions of children in the United States who are considered obese or overweight. […]

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