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Florida A&M, Harvard study link between lead and hypertension

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Tallahassee Democrat

A machine that looks as if it can emit a laser beam may be key to determining why many adults in Gadsden County have high-blood pressure.

At least, that’s the hope of university officials at Florida A&M and Harvard universities. Officials from the two universities have been awarded $6 million by the National Institute of Health to see if there is a correlation between high-blood pressure and lead in the body, FAMU Provost Cynthia Hughes Harris said…

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