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12:00 AM, February 16, 2013 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, February 16, 2013

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First-born may be at greater risk for diabetes, hypertension

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First-born children may be at greater risk for diabetes or high blood pressure, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism contends.
The study authors noted their findings could have serious public health implications for countries like China, where a one-child policy means first-born children comprise a large portion of the overall population.

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