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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 208392, 2 pages
Childhood Obesity: Today and Tomorrow’s Health Challenge
1Pediatrics, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 81676-36954, Iran
2Pediatric Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology Department, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
3Epidemiology, School of Public Health, and Knowledge Utilization Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4Faculty of Education & Social Work, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
5International Centre for Circulatory Health, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
6Clinical Biochemistry, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Received 29 September 2013; Accepted 29 September 2013
Copyright © 2013 Roya Kelishadi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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