Hypertension

Conference Coverage

Mild OSA linked to hypertension

Younger adults with nonsevere OSA were at increased risk of hypertension.

From the Journals

For Americans, less salt is still too much

Sodium content of packaged food is down since 2000, but most households still purchase above-optimal amounts of salt.

News from the FDA/CDC

Fewer adults unaware of their hypertension

The percentage of young adults with hypertension without knowledge of their condition dropped by 36% since 1999-2002.

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