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One in Five U.S. Kids Has Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels

New study reports that one in five Americans children has high cholesterol levels, and more than 8 percent have very worrisome high cholesterol levels.

“Older children and teenagers had the worst cholesterol levels — nearly 27 percent of 16- to 19- year-olds had at least one measure of unhealthy cholesterol, the National Center for . . . → Read More: One in Five U.S. Kids Has Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels