10 July 2012, 14:06

Child abuse and adult obesity

Child abuse and adult obesity
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Right now I’m going to be talking about the link that’s coming up in research between child abuse and adult obesity particularly amongst African-American women. Joining me now is pediatrician at Boston Medical Center.

Right now I’m going to be talking about the link that’s coming up in research between child abuse and adult obesity particularly amongst African-American women. Joining me now is pediatrician at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Renee Boynton-Jarrett was the lead author on the paper “Child and Adolescent Abuse in Relation to Obesity in Adulthood: The Black Women’s Health Study”.

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