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One in five US children chronically ill

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7609.16-a (Published 05 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:16

The prevalence of chronic illness among US children has probably tripled in the past 20 years, fuelled by epidemics in a handful of high profile conditions, such as obesity, asthma, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a recent commentary. …

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