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We Are Consuming Too Much Salt and Paying the Price

We Are Consuming Too Much Salt and Paying the Price
BY KRISTEN LAULETTI
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Researchers at Tufts University say that essentially every adult is consuming way too much salt and in doing so, it has heightened the risk various severe health conditions.

According to Medical News Today, the World Health Organization gives the recommended intake of sodium for adults as two grams per day.

Medical News Today reports that the global study done involved looking at “205 surveys of sodium intake representing approximately 75 percent of the world's adult population.” Along with this, nutritional data was also taken to see how intake of sodium varied based off of gender, age and country. Lastly, the study measured “the effects of sodium on blood pressure, and separately, the effects of blood pressure on cardiovascular diseases.”

 

New Jersey's Elderly Pedestrians at Higher Risk of Fatalities

New Jersey's Elderly Pedestrians at Higher Risk of Fatalities
BY KRISTEN LAULETTI
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A report done by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign shows that senior pedestrians living in the tri-state area are a greater risk of suffering a fatality by ...

New Jersey Pharmacist One of Many Charged in Drug Trafficking

New Jersey Pharmacist One of Many Charged in Drug Trafficking
BY MARY MARSHALL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A pharmacist from Bellville was one of 16 individuals involved in a drug ring, which was exposed this week.

77-year-old Vincent Cozzarelli, pharmacist and owner of ...

If you cut finger in New Jersey, think twice before going to emergency room

If you cut finger in New Jersey, think twice before going to emergency room
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Prices are getting higher for everything you need these days. But in some cases it may be worth the piece of getting someone to do your home repair work.

At least that t...

NJ Hospital Isolates Patient for Ebola Virus

NJ Hospital Isolates Patient for Ebola Virus
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Symptoms of the Ebola virus usually occur between three days and three weeks after a person is infected. Fatality rates for the disease have been up to 90 percent in pa...

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