Health Tip: Do You Need Frequent Cholesterol Screenings?

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(HealthDay News) -- High cholesterol increases your risk of heart attack and stroke. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says current guidelines recommend that adults 20 or older be screened every five years.

But the agency says you may need more frequent cholesterol screenings if:

-- Diana Kohnle

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