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Child health and adult health

Mitch Blair, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Tony Waterston and Rachel Crowther

in Child Public Health

Second edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199547500
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191720123 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547500.003.006
Child health and adult health

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This chapter reviews current knowledge about child—adult health links, exploring the implications this has for child public health. It discusses the impact of biological programming, socio-economic factors, and early care and nurture. It also considers the range of diseases and health problems now recognized to have, at least in part, a childhood origin. These include respiratory disease, food allergies, obesity, diabetes, and hypertension.

Keywords: child health; adult health; public health

Chapter.  8726 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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