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CHICAGO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concerns about keeping immunization rates at adequate levels have prompted the nation's leading medical and advocacy groups to join together to raise the public's confidence in vaccines.
NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every Child By Two (ECBT) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are launching a new campaign with actor Amanda Peet to urge parents to immunize their children against vaccine-preventable diseases.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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