Study: Child Cholesterol Levels Predict Heart Health

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.



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