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Food advertising fattens up obesity-prone children

About one-quarter of Australian children are obese or overweight, and recent research has found it may not be entirely them or their parents’ fault. Instead, a combination of unfortunate genetics and advertising is partially to blame, a study has found. ...

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Lack of sun can lead to asthma in children

‘Sun’s out, bubs out’, is the new message from WA’s Telethon Kids Institute, after finding that vitamin D deficiency in infancy can lead to childhood asthma. The researchers tracked the vitamin D levels of Perth kids who were susceptible to asthma. ...

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