Obesity is Biggest Reason Hypertension is Rising Among Kids, Experts Say

Filed under: In The News — @ September 16, 2007

The number of American kids aged 8 to 17 suffering high blood pressure increased by 410,105 between 1988 and 2002, according to a study to be published on September 25 in Circulation, the American Heart Association journal.

What accounts for this alarming trend, discovered by a research team at the Morehouse School of Medicine?

Click here to find out.


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