Fernandez-Mendoza research June 2021

Fernandez-Mendoza research June 2021

A child sleeps in a bed holding a teddy bear, while laying next to a larger teddy bear.

Penn State College of Medicine researchers found that children with obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to develop high blood pressure as teenagers than children who never experience sleep apnea. 

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