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Overweight children are at risk for heart disease as adults

Posted September 30, 2015, 5:00 pm, Updated October 01, 2015, 8:49 am Nandini Mani, M.D., Contributing Editor Being an overweight child is no picnic ó it can be hard to keep up with your friends on the playground, you canít wear some of the same styles of clothing other kids do, and the teasing can be merciless. New research published in The New England Journal of Medicine shows that the damage goes beyond the…

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