Studies link childhood obesity to heart-disease risk

Excess weight in children could lead to heart disease later in life, and the rate of heart disease could increase by 16% when today's teens are middle-aged, according to two studies in The New England Journal of Medicine. The risk of heart problems increased with any extra weight in childhood, but the heaviest older children had the highest risk in adulthood, researchers said.

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