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Childhood obesity linked to high blood pressure in adulthood

Childhood obesity linked to high blood pressure in adulthood

Sep 14, – Children who are obese or overweight are more likely to suffer from high blood pressure in adulthood, compared with children of a healthy weight, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2013. Researchers analyzed the blood pressure and growth of 1,117 healthy adolescents […]

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Graphic Warnings Ineffective On Young Smokers

Graphic Warnings Ineffective On Young Smokers

Sep 05, – Picture warnings on cigarette packets depicting the dangers of smoking make little impact on teenage smokers, a study suggests. The UK introduced the images, which depict things such as diseased lungs and heart surgery, in 2008. But the Stirling University study, which involved 2,800 children, found the images have had almost no […]

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