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The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new guidelines to identify high blood pressure in children aged 3 years and older in the September issue of Pediatrics. One in thirty children in the United States suffers from hypertension, and the condition is often underdiagnosed in the primary care setting. According to Penn State Health, 75% of cases are actually missed resulting in a foregone opportunity to begin a treatment program. Like adults, children with high blood pressure are at risk for long term health issues. |Read Full Article

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Fit4AllKids - Nutrition • Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital • US Department of Agriculture
Fruits & Veggies - More Matters® • Produce for Better Health Foundation
Recommendations for Physical Activity in Children • American Heart Association
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Youth Obesity Is At New Highs Globally •
Farm to School Program Boosts Fruit, Veggie Intake •
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