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Weight Discrimination May Worsen Young Teens' Emotional Problems

09:56 EDT 23 Sep 2016 | Medscape

For overweight adolescents, experiencing discrimination or bullying in the first year of middle school may contribute to emotional issues seen in the third year by worsening loneliness and anxiety, a U.S. study suggests.
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