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Disabling Hip Ailment Is Another Health Risk for Obese Kids

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MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood obesity has been linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and early heart disease, but new research now ties it to a sometimes crippling hip condition. It's called slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), and it causes the hip to become deformed, occasionally so much so [...]