The Health Risks of Childhood Obesity


By Molly Clifton

A new study from the American Heart Association finds obese children are four times more likely to develop high blood pressure as adults.

Researchers tracked more than 1,000 adolescents for 27 years.

The more overweight a child was, the higher the risk for high blood pressure later in life.

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