CDC: Fewer Americans have high total cholesterol levels

04/24/2012 | National Public Radio

CDC officials reported that 13% of more than 6,000 U.S. adults between 2009 and 2010 had high total cholesterol levels, down from more than 18% 10 years earlier. Increasing use of cholesterol-lowering drugs played a significant role in reducing cholesterol levels, but other factors, such as reduced smoking rates, also contributed to the decline, experts said.

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