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2008-07-30 15:05:00

Most children taking attention-deficit disorder medications such as Ritalin, Adderall and Concerta do not require heart-screening electrocardiogram tests, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

2008-07-28 03:00:18

By Doug Pullen, El Paso Times, Texas Jul. 28--When you think of the people who battle high cholesterol, you think of the elderly, the middle-aged, the obese and the overweight. But kids? Well, yes.

2008-07-22 00:00:16

By Jan Jarvis FORT WORTH, Texas - Beverly Morgan of Arlington, Texas, was 16 when she started taking the popular cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin. However, she eventually abandoned the medication.

2008-07-11 09:00:15

By Jan Jarvis?, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 11--Beverly Morgan of Arlington was 16 when she started taking the popular cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin. But she eventually abandoned the medication.

2008-07-09 00:00:04

By Lindsey Tanner CHICAGO - For the first time, an influential doctors group is recommending that some children as young as 8 be given cholesterol- fighting drugs to ward off future heart problems.

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2008-07-08 11:12:54

A respected doctors group is recommending for the first time that children as young as 8 years old be given drugs to ward off heart problems and fight cholesterol.

2008-07-08 06:00:00

By Tara Parker Pope U.S. pediatricians are recommending wider cholesterol screening for children and more aggressive use of cholesterol-lowering drugs starting as early as the age of 8 in hopes of preventing adult heart problems.

2008-07-08 03:00:04

CHICAGO - For the first time, an influential doctors group is recommending that some children as young as 8 be given cholesterol- fighting drugs to ward off future heart problems.

2008-07-08 00:00:04

By The Associated Press For the first time, an influential doctors group is recommending that some children as young as 8 be given cholesterol-fighting drugs to ward off future heart problems.

2008-07-07 21:00:04

By Lindsey Tanner CHICAGO - For the first time, an influential doctors group is recommending that some children as young as 8 be given cholesterol- fighting drugs to ward off future heart problems.


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