"Toss the Salt" to Fight High Blood Pressure

Local health officials are urging people to "Toss the Salt" at summer barbecues to reduce sodium intake and risk for high blood pressure.

The local chapter of the National Kidney Foundation and Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield say limiting salty foods this summer can improve the health of local families. Click Here for the full WXXI News story.

Click Here to access a blood pressure awareness survey commissioned by the Rochester Business Alliance and the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency's High Blood Pressure Collaborative Work Group. The survey was unveiled earlier this month.