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Being obese or having high blood sugar as a kid increases the risk of dying prematurely.
Soft drinks, candy and salty snacks particularly pervasive, study finds
Check children’s BMI, limit TV time, and cut out sugary drinks.
Ages 6 to 16
Reduce the youngster's risk of illness
Dad's age didn't matter unless father was older, mom much younger, study found
Equipment that could be dangerous
Eating together, limiting TV and getting enough sleep cut risk of obesity, study finds
Size advantage in school translates to success on playing field, author says
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