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Globe Editorial

Rx for obese children

July 12, 2008

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THE LEVEL of cholesterol in America's children is becoming as serious as a heart attack - literally. Confirmation came this week when the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that cholesterol-reducing drugs be considered for children as young as 8. It is a logical domino effect in a nation where adult obesity has more than doubled in the last three decades, ... (Full article: 405 words)

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