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04 February 2011

Working moms= higher BMI for kids

Childhood obesity in the United States has more than tripled in the past three decades, and prior research has linked maternal employment to children's body mass index.

Childhood obesity in the United States has more than tripled in the past three decades, and prior research has linked maternal employment to children's body mass index (BMI), a measure of their weight-for-height

They looked at 900 children in grades 3, 5, and 6 who lived in 10 cities across the country.

 
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