Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study

April 8, 2015 11:00 AM

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WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Family stress may put teens at increased risk for being overweight or obese, a new study finds.

Researchers analyzed data from more than 4,700 American teens born between 1975 and 1990 to assess the effects of three specific sources of family stress: financial problems, a mother's poor health, and family disruption.

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