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Kids suffering adult illnesses
Monterey Herald

Are kids growing up too fast?

Dr. Michelle Fowers says too many are.

“I think all the time about kids with grown-up illnesses,” says Fowers, a pediatrician at Baylor Medical Center in Irving, Texas.

Societal pressures, poor nutrition and inadequate or too narrowly focused exercise are causing serious health problems for kids, experts say.