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Parental status can impact obesity in children, Deakin University study finds

Girls in single-parent families are at higher risk of being overweight or obese than those in dual-parent households, Deakin University health researchers have found. The researchers examined data of 8717 children aged between four and nine years-old from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children and revealed higher rates of overweight and obesity in girls from […] … learn more→