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Kids Can Make Fathers Fat

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A little weight gain from pregnancy is one thing, but a new study suggests the more children a woman or a man has, the greater the risk he or she will become obese.

While past studies have linked obesity with the number of children a woman has, the Duke University report, published yesterday in the Journal of Women's Health, is the first to note that dads are prone to putting on the pounds, too.

Scripps Howard

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