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Medicine: Blood Pressure & Kids #1060596

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 15, 2013
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(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Nancy Snyderman) The alarming rise in high blood pressure in children examined; details given about the role of obesity & salt; recommended amounts of sodium intake cited. [15-year-old Ethan BORST††- describes his favorite snacks.] [Brigham and Women’s Hospital Dr. Nancy COOK†- says there is sodium in places you wouldn’t expect.] [Camp Shane medical director Dr. Joanna DOLGOFF†- comments on kids with high blood pressure.] [Ethan’s mom Renee KATZ†- comments.] The risk of pressure on the brain noted.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Snyderman, Nancy
Duration:
00:02:30

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