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Why ADHD may increase risk for obesity

May 22, 2013

http://www.king5.com/health/dr-wendy-sue-swanson/Why-ADHD-may-increase-risk-for-obesity-208490681.html

 

Source - KING 5 TV


Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson of Seattle Children’s talks about obesity and ADHD. Obesity affects 17 percent of children and childhood obesity remains an important risk factor for obesity in adulthood, according to Swanson.

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