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NEW ORLEANS ? Obese children as young as 10 had the arteries of 45-year-olds and other heart abnormalities that greatly raise their risk of heart disease, say doctors who used ultrasound tests to take a peek inside.
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I shudder to think what my arteries look like....
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I heard this on the news this morning.
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That's sad
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Sad? It's tragic.
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I saw that on GMA and it didn't surprise me, look at our typical diet. I didn't eat like kids do today. Once every 2-3 months eating hamburgers at Mc Donalds was a special treat.
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