Early origins of chronic mid-life diseases: Low birth weight and poverty have long-term effects

October 24, 2011

Newborn baby in intensive care laying in an incubator. (Photo by Thinkstock)ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The seeds of vulnerability to asthma, heart disease and other chronic adult health problems are planted early in life, according to a new study published online in the American Journal of Public Health. (more…)

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