Source: NHS Choices
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Date of publication: February 2015
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: A large study, involving more than 5,000 children who were followed up over two years, found a link between time sitting in front of a screen and an increase in blood pressure rates. It found that a worryingly high number of children – more than one in 10 – developed high blood pressure, a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in later life.
Length of publication: 1 webpage
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Acknowledgement: NHS Choices