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Study: Child Cholesterol Levels Predict Heart Health

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Study: Child Cholesterol Levels Predict Heart Health

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Study: Child Cholesterol Levels Predict Heart Health

Study: Child Cholesterol Levels Predict Heart Health

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New studies show that blood tests done in childhood can predict coronary disease later in life. Predictors were found in children with high levels of a dangerous form of cholesterol. The studies appear in this week's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. NPR's Vicky Que reports.