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Study: Social stressors linked to obesity in girls

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A new study finds social stressors like domestic violence, poverty and parental substance abuse impacts the likelihood of obesity in girls.

Researchers found girls who had more than one social stressors were at an increase of being obese by age 5. Girls exposed to more than two stressors had a higher risk.

 

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