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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(Boston, Massachusetts) Rel. between cholesterol in children's diets and adolescents' risk of heart disease examined; Judy Starr's concern over son Jeffrey's usually high cholesterol rate noted. [STARR - was surprised.] [Dr. Peter KWITEROVICH - explains implications for children with high cholesterol levels.] [STUDENTS - comment on low cholesterol snacks.] [American Health Fndn. spokesperson Dr. Ernest WYNDNER - explains testing children.] [American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson Dr. Alvin MAUER - opposes screening children; explains similar opposition to placing children on low cholesterol adult diets.] [WYNDNER - responds.] Arguments for and against altering children's diets summarized.
REPORTER: Dr. Timothy Johnson
- Johnson, Tim;
- Koppel, Ted
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