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Obesity in children linked to common cold virus

Adenovirus-36 may be making kids heavier, new study suggests

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12:39pm, September 20, 2010

Childhood obesity is not only an epidemic, it may be an infectious disease transmitted by a common cold virus, a new study suggests.

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