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High Blood Pressure May Take Greater Toll on Youngest Black Children's Hearts - 10/18/2010

High Blood Pressure May Take Greater Toll on Youngest Black Children's Hearts

Release Date: October 18, 2010

Persistently high blood pressure, or hypertension, may spell worse heart trouble for black children under the age of 13 than for other children of the same ages, according to research led by scientists at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and published in the November issue of Pediatrics.

Read more: http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/High-Blood-Pressure-May-Take-Greater-Toll-on-Youngest-Black-Children-s-Hearts.aspx

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