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Beverage Consumption Among Youth in the United States, 2013-2016

On This Page NCHS Data Brief No. 320, September 2018 PDF Version (357 KB) Kirsten A. Herrick, Ph.D., M.Sc., Ana L. Terry, M.S., R.D., and Joseph Afful, M.S. Key findings Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey In 2013–2016, water accounted for 43.7% of total beverage consumption among U.S. youth, followed by milk… Read More »

Improved liver function, but progressive kidney damage, among children on antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia

Among HIV-positive children with liver and kidney abnormalities, liver enzyme abnormalities improved while kidney function progressively deteriorated the longer the children were on antiretroviral therapy (ART). With the exception of nevirapine, the specific ART regimen did not have a significant effect on changes in liver enzymes or kidney function. These findings from the Ethiopian Paediatric… Read More »

Hard-to-Treat Hypertension Among Black Adults May Be Linked to Sleep Apnea

Black people are more likely to have hypertension than their white counterparts. Now, new findings published in the journal Circulation suggest that untreated sleep apnea that’s moderate or severe is associated with increased odds of resistant hypertension in African Americans, according to an article by American Heart Association News. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep… Read More »