Thursday, May 26, 2011

1 in 5 young adults has high blood pressure

A post on the CNN Health blog discusses a new study that shows that close to 1 in 5 adults has high blood pressure. Harris and her team followed more than 14,000 kids since 1995 from their adolescence into adulthood. At the most recent 2008check-in, Harris found that close to 37% were obese and participants had a high rate of high blood pressure.

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