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High cholesterol in young children increased

Another study finds that 1 in 3 children between the ages of 9 and 11, had borderline or high cholesterol levels.

The Texas pediatric clinics says high cholesterol numbers in childhood, could increase the risk for atherosclerosis, that's the hardening and narrowing of our blood vessels.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently recommended that children be screened for cholesterol regularly.