Study finds fault with new cholesterol test for kids

There's new criticism of a recommendation from a government-appointed panel that there should be widespread screening of U.S. children for high cholesterol.

In Monday's issue of the journal Pediatrics, researchers at one university say the guidelines are too aggressive and were influenced by panel members' financial ties to drug makers.

The article says the panel members' ties pose a conflict of interest that undermines credibility.

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