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Cardiovascular diseases prevention - should I already worry about my high school son and daughter?
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Dr. Robert Vorhies
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Yes
Healthy habits begin early and with childhood obesity at an epidemic rate high school is often your last chance to influence your children's dietary and exercise decisions.
Better yet, lead by example and make good choices for yourself. Win-win. While atherosclerosis is rare in young patients, prevention should start with good habits.

In brief: Yes
Healthy habits begin early and with childhood obesity at an epidemic rate high school is often your last chance to influence your children's dietary and exercise decisions.
Better yet, lead by example and make good choices for yourself. Win-win. While atherosclerosis is rare in young patients, prevention should start with good habits.
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