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    11
    Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids
    (HealthDay News) -- Exposure in the womb to high levels of a widely used industrial chemical appears to increase a child's risk of obesity, a new study suggests. The research included information on just over 200 Cincinnati mothers and their children. The findings showed that youngsters whose mo Read Article »
    Nov
    10
    Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease
    (HealthDay News) -- Obese children can develop signs of heart abnormalities as young as age 8, which might drive up their risk for early death as adults, new research suggests. "It is both surprising and alarming to us that even the youngest obese children in our study who were 8 years old had ev Read Article »
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