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Cholesterol Drugs May Work for Children

Children with a genetic predisposition for high cholesterol can benefit from cholesterol-lowering drugs that have been successful with adults, says a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.

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Award-winning journalist Patti Neighmond is NPR's health policy correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.