Toddlers Facing Heart Attacks Await Ruling on New Drugs: Health

Toddlers Facing Heart Attacks Await Ruling on New Drugs: Health

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Christian Jacobs, 20, was diagnosed with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, a rare genetic disease, at age 2. It led his cholesterol levels to be 4 times higher that of a healthy adult.