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Study Links Common Cold With Childhood Obesity

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Childhood obesity (credit: AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

Childhood obesity (credit: AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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NEW YORK (CBS 2) — A surprising study links a common virus with the childhood obesity epidemic. A healthy diet and exercise will go far in protecting kids against childhood obesity, but there may be another factor putting kids at risk – a virus.

CBS 2’s Dr. Holly Phillips has more on how the common cold could be making our kids overweight.

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