Divorce Can Impact Children's Weight


By Lauren Gaines July 01, 2014

William James College In the News

William James College's Dr. Bruce Ecker was quoted in this Parenting.com article about the impact of divorce on the weight of children.

Parents often worry about their children's emotional well-being when going through a divorce, but new research suggests they should be concerned for their physical health, too. A study published in the online journal BMJ Open found that children of divorced parents were more likely to be overweight or obese.

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