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22 August 2011

Health woes for kids with poor, sick moms

The children of disadvantaged, unhealthy mothers have more health problems than children of disadvantaged mothers who are relatively healthy, say a new study.

The children of disadvantaged, unhealthy mothers have many more health problems than children of disadvantaged mothers who are relatively healthy, say a new study.

Genetics are not the only cause of these differences, said the researchers, who analysed data from the National Health Interview Surveys and were slated to present their findings at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) in Las Vegas, US.

 
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