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Kids’ Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say

Shaky Amount of Iodine in U.S. Salt

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Doctors should test middle school-age children for high cholesterol and start screening for depression at age 11, according to updated guidelines from a leading group of U.S. pediatricians. Doctors should also test older teens for HIV, the AIDS-causing virus, …

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