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“Controlling Hypertension by Learning to Control Sodium Intake: a Fotonovela”

A comic by CDC and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

CDC recently released “Controlling Hypertension by Learning to Control Sodium Intake: a Fotonovela”, part of the “Promotoras de salud contra la hipertensión” program. In this story, Raymundo and his family learn about controlling sodium in your diet. This version is in English.

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