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Probing DNA to Prevent Childhood Obesity

By Catherine Clabby Frequent exposure to intense stress in childhood increases risks for several grave health problems throughout life; heart disease, diabetes, substance abuse, and depression are among the unwelcome outcomes. But trouble from so-called “toxic stress” may start even earlier: in the womb, says Cathrine  Hoyo, a genetic epidemiologist at N.C. State University. With […]