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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.

2008-07-07 09:00:03

By LINDSEY TANNER By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press 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.

2008-07-03 03:00:00

By Sabia, Joseph J American University, Department of Public Administration & Policy, School of Public Affairs, Ward Circle Building, Washington, DC 20016, USA; E-mail sabia@american.edu.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.