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Obesity affecting children as young as two, warns doctor

Children as young as two are being treated for obesity at Temple Street hospital in Dublin, according to a leading paediatrician.

Dr Sinéad Murphy said one child treated in the hospital weighed almost 30kg, double the average weight for their age-group.

“The child was out of breath just from playing in the consultation room,” she said.  More