Cholesterol matters even for young adults, study finds

08/3/2010 | HealthDay News

Adults ages 18 to 30 with cholesterol levels even slightly higher than normal are at higher risk of getting artery-clogging calcium deposits as they age, study data suggested. Researchers said the findings show that young adults should have their cholesterol checked beginning in their 20s and start eating healthy and exercising to prevent heart disease.

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