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Overweight Girls More Likely to Develop Asthma as Adults
Posted by Craig on Wednesday, March 28, 2007
ABC News Online reports that women who were overweight as young children are more likely to develop asthma as adults. The Melbourne University study found that overweight girls more than triple their risk of developing asthma as adults. The same risk does not apply to overweight boys.

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On 4/6/2007 rmendels wrote:
Found this very interesting! Had always thought my parents smoking habits was a major factor that led to my asthma but never understood why my sister didn't have same problem. This would explain it as I had weight management issues all my life whereas she did not.
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