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TV time in children linked to blood pressure

Study suggests that more active children are less likely to grow up with cardiovascular disease.

Last updated: 07 May 2014 20:45
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Children who spend two hours or more in front of a TV screen have more than double the chance of developing high blood pressure.

That's according to a new study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology.

The study suggests that if children are encouraged to be more physically active, the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease in adults may be reduced.

Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from London.

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