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The New Zealand Herald
Shop till you drop - ShoppingNorth Shore next in line for super mall as local demand grows despite online bu
Shop till you drop - Shopping
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
North Shore next in line for super mall as local demand grows despite online buying. Glass towers of 18 and 30 storeys are proposed near the Sentinal building. Photo / Supplied Concept plans have emerged for a mega-mall at Takapuna's Shore City,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What does beauty look like in the modern day?Beauty is ... what? From plus-size to transgender to full-body tattoos, the bea
What does beauty look like in the modern day?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Beauty is ... what? From plus-size to transgender to full-body tattoos, the beauty ideal in the age of the internet seems broader and more accepting of women than ever before. But is it? Greg Dixon wonders. Contestants on the beach during the first... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The lost boys of the BarrierIt was supposed to be an island boot camp to scare youngsters straight. But it
The lost boys of the Barrier
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
It was supposed to be an island boot camp to scare youngsters straight. But it spun out of control, scarring many participants for life and prompting comparisons with the classic dystopian novel Lord of the Flies. John da Silva, who ran Whakapakari... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Shop till you dropNorth Shore next in line for super mall as local demand grows despite online bu
Shop till you drop
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
North Shore next in line for super mall as local demand grows despite online buying. Glass towers of 18 and 30 storeys are proposed near the Sentinal building. Photo / Supplied Concept plans have emerged for a mega-mall at Takapuna's Shore City,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Firstborn girls 'more likely to be fat'REUTERSActress Ashley Judd, 47, is slimmer than her older sister Wynonna. Here,
Firstborn girls 'more likely to be fat'
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
REUTERSActress Ashley Judd, 47, is slimmer than her older sister Wynonna. Here, Ashley poses at the premiere of Divergent in Los Angeles in March 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni London - Older sisters often moan that their younger siblings have all the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Entrepreneur to donate $10 million to cancer researchLiangren Li will donate money towards cancer research at the University of Auck
Entrepreneur to donate $10 million to cancer research
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
Liangren Li will donate money towards cancer research at the University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. Photo / Dean Purcell A Chinese entrepreneur who suffers from cancer will make a generous $10 million donation towards... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$10 million gift for cancer research in AucklandFriday, 4 September 2015, 1:10 pmPress Release: University of Auckland Media Re
$10 million gift for cancer research in Auckland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 hours ago
Friday, 4 September 2015, 1:10 pmPress Release: University of Auckland Media Release - University of Auckland - 4 September 2015A Chinese entrepreneur who... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free concert of heavenly soundsFriday, 4 September 2015, 11:26 amPress Release: Auckland UniversityMusic lover
Free concert of heavenly sounds
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 hours ago
Friday, 4 September 2015, 11:26 amPress Release: Auckland UniversityMusic lovers will be in heaven at the upcoming concert Sounds Celestial at the Auckland Town Hall this month.Presented... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Internationally respected audiology at AucklandFriday, 4 September 2015, 9:50 amPress Release: Auckland UniversityTwenty-five
Internationally respected audiology at Auckland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Friday, 4 September 2015, 9:50 amPress Release: Auckland UniversityTwenty-five years ago a clinical audiology training programme was established at the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Obesity surgery boost callA senior New Zealand scientist is calling for the Government to increase fundin
Obesity surgery boost call
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
A senior New Zealand scientist is calling for the Government to increase funding for weight loss surgery to help in the battle against obesity. ''Current methods are not working'', Prof Peter Shepherd, of the University of Auckland, said in a public... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Funding of almost $14m for eight major research projectsUniversity of Auckland Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Distinguished Profess
Funding of almost $14m for eight major research projects
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
University of Auckland Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Distinguished Professor Jane Harding says: “We are delighted with the funding of the new science research programmes announced today which reflect the quality and depth of the research at the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lighting up New Zealand – Te KoangaThursday, 3 September 2015, 3:45 pmPress Release: University of AucklandThe Spr
Lighting up New Zealand – Te Koanga
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 3:45 pmPress Release: University of AucklandThe Spring equinox on the 23rd of this month will be marked with a nation-wide celebration for the 2015... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
HOPE-Selwyn Foundation Knowledge ExchangeThursday, 3 September 2015, 10:30 amPress Release: Selwyn Foundation will showc
HOPE-Selwyn Foundation Knowledge Exchange
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 10:30 amPress Release: Selwyn Foundation will showcase leading research on ageingResearchers in ageing and gerontology will come together... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Warnings About Immunisation Prove More InfluentialThursday, 3 September 2015, 10:34 amPress Release: Growing Up in New Zealand th
Warnings About Immunisation Prove More Influential
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 10:34 amPress Release: Growing Up in New Zealand than Positive MessagesAuckland, 3 September 2015 – Negative messages... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Talented author joins university’s creative writing courseThursday, 3 September 2015, 9:26 amPress Release: Auckland UniversityTalented t
Talented author joins university’s creative writing course
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 9:26 amPress Release: Auckland UniversityTalented teacher and author joins university’s creative writing courseTo say Auckland teacher and author Phillip Simpson... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Student wins top innovation prizeKyle Brown has developed a new vessel called Offshore Rescue Craft: Aoteoroa (O
Student wins top innovation prize
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Kyle Brown has developed a new vessel called Offshore Rescue Craft: Aoteoroa (Orca). University student Kyle Brown this week picked up his $8500 award from sponsors Page Macrae and Plus Group for taking out the Supreme Award and the Over-18 Award in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nuala Gregory: And let me breatheFinishing Date: 24 October Contact: ph:(04) 9200912 Address: 218c Willis Stre
Nuala Gregory: And let me breathe
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Finishing Date: 24 October Contact: ph:(04) 9200912 Address: 218c Willis Street, Wellington Gallery open 10am to 5.00pm Tuesday to Friday and 10am to 4.00pm Saturday Website: www.solandergallery.co.nz‘…and let me breathe’ consists of original... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New partnership to provide data firepower for NZ’s future Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 11:56 amPress Release: University of Auckland 2 S
New partnership to provide data firepower for NZ’s future
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 11:56 amPress Release: University of Auckland 2 September, 2015New Zealand’s two major science computer... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
More doctoral students spend time in the workplaceWednesday, 2 September 2015, 10:41 amPress Release: University of Auckland WEDN
More doctoral students spend time in the workplace
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 10:41 amPress Release: University of Auckland WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 Battling rheumatic fever and improving a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Using maths to meet environmental challenges Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 11:02 amPress Release: Auckland University Ecolog
Using maths to meet environmental challenges
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 11:02 amPress Release: Auckland University Ecological systems on both land and sea face big environmental challenges from human... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Engineering gets new building at University of AucklandWednesday, 2 September 2015, 9:22 amPress Release: University of Auckland A mul
Engineering gets new building at University of Auckland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 9:22 amPress Release: University of Auckland A multi-million dollar Faculty of Engineering building at the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Indigenous values new business spur - University of AucklandWhen applying for an internship with the "big four" accounting firms, Universit
Indigenous values new business spur - University of Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
When applying for an internship with the "big four" accounting firms, University of Auckland commerce and science student Jade Crawford had her hopes pinned on one in particular. She wanted to work for a firm with a long-term sustainable business... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Commonwealth Walkway plaque unveilingTuesday, 1 September 2015, 12:58 pmPress Release: Auckland Transport1 September
Commonwealth Walkway plaque unveiling
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 12:58 pmPress Release: Auckland Transport1 September 2015The president of the Commonwealth Games Federation will unveil a bronze plaque in Auckland... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Academic elected to International Institute for ConservationTuesday, 1 September 2015, 12:37 pmPress Release: University of AucklandThe Uni
Academic elected to International Institute for Conservation
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 12:37 pmPress Release: University of AucklandThe University of Auckland’s Dilys Johns has been elected... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New study to identify genetic link with obesity and diabetesTuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:11 amPress Release: Auckland UniversityThe largest
New study to identify genetic link with obesity and diabetes
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:11 amPress Release: Auckland UniversityThe largest ever study to identify genes that predispose New... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
University of Otago has key role in obesity genes studyThe $1million study - the largest in New Zealand - will be announced by represe
University of Otago has key role in obesity genes study
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
The $1million study - the largest in New Zealand - will be announced by representatives from the Maurice Wilkins Centre at the annual Queenstown Research Week today. Study co-director and Maurice Wilkins Centre deputy director Peter Shepherd, of the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
First-Born Women At Higher Risk Of Overweight And ObesityBy: Sara G. Miller, Live Science Contributor Published: 08/27/2015 10:32 AM ED
First-Born Women At Higher Risk Of Overweight And Obesity
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
By: Sara G. Miller, Live Science Contributor Published: 08/27/2015 10:32 AM EDT on LiveScience Second-born siblings may argue that firstborns get all the glory, but there may be a health benefit to coming in second: Firstborn women may be more... Read more
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InDesign
Festival of UrbanismFollowing the inaugural event in 2014, the returns with an expanded program th
Festival of Urbanism
InDesign / Posted 4 days ago
Following the inaugural event in 2014, the returns with an expanded program that extends from Sydney to Parramatta. The theme of this year’s festival, ‘Urban Myth-busting’, sees expert panels, international speakers, city tours... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Michael Timmins: Children at the heart of better policyIt is now some three months since the government's 2015 Budget which had as its
Michael Timmins: Children at the heart of better policy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
It is now some three months since the government's 2015 Budget which had as its centerpiece a push towards "compassionate conservatism". While more compassion is indeed welcome, the end result is mere tokenism. The Budget changes do little for... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Scientists back despite resort's flawsBut it has not put organisers off the resort - they say they'd come to Queensto
Scientists back despite resort's flaws
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
But it has not put organisers off the resort - they say they'd come to Queenstown even if they had to hold the event in a tent. Queenstown Research Week started yesterday. About 1000 scientists have descended on the resort, which will host 11... Read more
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New Kerala
Firstborn girl may gain unhealthy weight Firstborn women are more likely to be obese as adults than their second-born
Firstborn girl may gain unhealthy weight
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Firstborn women are more likely to be obese as adults than their second-born sisters, finds the largest study of its kind in women. "Our study corroborates other studies on men, as we showed that firstborn... Read more
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Newser
Being the Oldest Sibling Comes With a Lot of Perks. Obesity Isn't One of Them– Attention, big sisters: First-born women are more likely to be overweight or
Being the Oldest Sibling Comes With a Lot of Perks. Obesity Isn't One of Them
Newser / Posted 6 days ago
– Attention, big sisters: First-born women are more likely to be overweight or obese than their younger sisters, a new study suggests. The Washington Post reports that researchers at the University of Auckland looked at 13,406 pairs of Swedish... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vitamin D sparks a movement in bowel healthVitamin D could play an important role in bowel problems, new research from the
Vitamin D sparks a movement in bowel health
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Vitamin D could play an important role in bowel problems, new research from the University of Auckland suggests. The number of gastrointestinal disorders is rising, according to Professor Lynnette Ferguson, and there's a strong link to vitamin D... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Modern financial literacy begins at primarySome imaginative initiatives are giving pupils life-changing skills. Lunches 4
Modern financial literacy begins at primary
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Some imaginative initiatives are giving pupils life-changing skills. Lunches 4 Less is a practical programme that teaches budgeting and dietary planning to low decile families. If you think education is "going to the dogs" then you really ought to... Read more
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FOX News
Birth order peril: Firstborn women more likely to be obeseSecond-born siblings may argue that firstborns get all the glory, but there may
Birth order peril: Firstborn women more likely to be obese
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Second-born siblings may argue that firstborns get all the glory, but there may be a health benefit to coming in second: Firstborn women may be more likely to be overweight or obese than their later-born sisters, according to a new study in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pinay vies for Miss Universe-New Zealand titleThe finalists were announced by Nigel Godfrey, the executive director of the pa
Pinay vies for Miss Universe-New Zealand title
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
The finalists were announced by Nigel Godfrey, the executive director of the pageant through a video. Gabrielle ‘Gaby’ Manaloto traces her parental roots from Meycauayan, Bulacan. Her Facebook profile says she is currently earning her degree at the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Smaller families, fatter childrenNew research suggests that first-borns are far more likely to be overweight. A
Smaller families, fatter children
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
New research suggests that first-borns are far more likely to be overweight. A study of nearly 30,000 sisters found that those born first were 29% more likely to be overweight as adults, and 40% more likely to be obese. They were also slightly... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MOOC on critical thinking attracting thousands of enrolmentsFriday, 28 August 2015, 1:28 pmPress Release: University of Auckland How do we
MOOC on critical thinking attracting thousands of enrolments
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Friday, 28 August 2015, 1:28 pmPress Release: University of Auckland How do we know when we’re making the right decision? And what... Read more
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WA Today
Older sisters 'more likely to be obese'A study has shown older sisters weigh more than their younger counterparts, eve
Older sisters 'more likely to be obese'
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
A study has shown older sisters weigh more than their younger counterparts, even into adulthood. Photo: Getty Older sisters are more likely to be overweight or obese than their female siblings, research suggests. The largest study of its kind on... Read more
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The Age
Older sisters 'more likely to be obese'A study has shown older sisters weigh more than their younger counterparts, eve
Older sisters 'more likely to be obese'
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
A study has shown older sisters weigh more than their younger counterparts, even into adulthood. Photo: Getty Older sisters are more likely to be overweight or obese than their female siblings, research suggests. The largest study of its kind on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Older sisters 'more likely to be obese'A study has shown older sisters weigh more than their younger counterparts, eve
Older sisters 'more likely to be obese'
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
A study has shown older sisters weigh more than their younger counterparts, even into adulthood. Photo: Getty Older sisters are more likely to be overweight or obese than their female siblings, research suggests. The largest study of its kind on... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Older sisters 'more likely to be obese'A study has shown older sisters weigh more than their younger counterparts, eve
Older sisters 'more likely to be obese'
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
A study has shown older sisters weigh more than their younger counterparts, even into adulthood. Photo: Getty Older sisters are more likely to be overweight or obese than their female siblings, research suggests. The largest study of its kind on... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Retiring Healthcare CEO Daniell says narrower focus, 'commonality of technology' key to successRetiring Fisher & Paykel Healthcare [NZX: FPH] boss Mike Daniell says he realis
Retiring Healthcare CEO Daniell says narrower focus, 'commonality of technology' key to success
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 days ago
Retiring Fisher & Paykel Healthcare [NZX: FPH] boss Mike Daniell says he realised the importance of focus rather than diversifying the company's efforts about 20 years ago. At the time, the company's range extended to mobility scooters for the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
No Pride in Prisons Reveals Administrative MismanagementFriday, 28 August 2015, 8:03 amPress Release: No Pride in Prisons of Transgende
No Pride in Prisons Reveals Administrative Mismanagement
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Friday, 28 August 2015, 8:03 amPress Release: No Pride in Prisons of Transgender PrisonerThe activist group behind today’s hunger strike... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesityBy Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are m
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesity
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest. Firstborns had 29 percent greater odds of being overweight... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesityBy Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are m
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesity
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 8 days ago
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest. Firstborns had 29 percent greater odds of being overweight... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesityBy Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are m
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesity
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 days ago
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest. Firstborns had 29 percent greater odds of being overweight... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesityBy Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are m
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesity
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest. Firstborns had 29 percent greater odds of being overweight... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesityBy Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are m
Oldest sister at greater risk of obesity
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest. Firstborns had 29 percent greater odds of being overweight... Read more
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Medical News Today
Firstborn women more likely to be overweight, obeseWhile past studies have suggested firstborn children are smarter, new research
Firstborn women more likely to be overweight, obese
Medical News Today / Posted 8 days ago
While past studies have suggested firstborn children are smarter, new research brings some bad news for firstborn women with a younger sister: they are more likely to be overweight or obese. Firstborn women were more likely to be overweight or obese... Read more
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