Family Health: Regular heart checks recommended for children

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Pediatric experts say every child should be screened for potential heart-related problems.

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests a four question screening during a child’s well-check, at least every two to three years.

The questions include: have you ever fainted, had an unexplained seizure or experienced chest pain, and is there a family history of cardiac problems before age 50.

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