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June 16, 2009 in Features
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Dr. Tammy Brady, a pediatric nephrologist, talks with Va’Sean Duvall at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Research at Johns Hopkins indicates that hypertension puts young people at greater risk for severe heart problems when they grow older.

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Va’Sean Duvall works a puzzle while recuperating from asthma treatments at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Doctors detected his hypertension this year after an asthma attack. Baltimore Sun photos