Only half of US kids and teens have ideal cholesterol levels

Cholesterol levels in US youth have improved from 1999 to 2016, but only half of children and adolescents are in the ideal range and 25% are in the clinically high range, according to a study published in JAMA, led by Amanda Marma Perak, M.D. M.S., cardiologist at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Source: EurekaAlert,