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Kids with High Blood Pressure

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A health alert this week for parents, a new study shows a dramatic increase in hospitalizations for children with high blood pressure.  Over the span of a decade, the number of cases has doubled, for kids under 18. Nicole Meredith is with Baptist Memorial Health Care. She's here to arm us with some information about this scary new revelation.