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Many other factors lead to child obesity

Published 26/04/2011 | 05:00

Kevin Myers is nothing if not consistent. Having manfully set about Ireland's single mothers in the past, his attack on the mothers of obese children comes as no surprise. May I humbly suggest environmental, economic, paternal and genetic influences may play a significant role in the epidemic of childhood obesity?

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Dr James Ryan MRCPI
Galway

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