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Study: Poor sleep during childhood linked to obesity

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A new study suggests children who don't get enough quality sleep are more likely to be obese later on in life.

Researchers followed 120 children with an average age of 8 years old in the U.S. 

The study also found it may even boost their odds for cancer decades later.

The findings will be presented today at a meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Austin, Texas.

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