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Reduced sodium intake lowered blood pressure and need for antihypertensive medication

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  • Source of funding: National Institutes of Health.

  • For correspondence: Dr L J Appel, Johns Hopkins University, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2-645, Baltimore, MD 21205-2223, USA.

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  • Whelton PK, Appel LJ, Espeland MA, et al. JAMA 1998;279:839–46.