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Kids' Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds

Between ages 4 and 10, genes seem to play increasing role in how big kids will grow

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Vision Screening for Preschoolers

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says that all children under age 5 should be screened for vision problems. These problems include lazy eye, crossed eyes and near- and farsightedness. Screening tests done by a primary care physician can detect these vision problems so they can be corrected early.