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Plugged Up: Doctors See Signs of Worsening Constipation in Children - 10/25/2010

Plugged Up: Doctors See Signs of Worsening Constipation in Children

Hopkins Children’s starts new clinic to treat it
Release Date: October 25, 2010

Mild constipation in children is fairly common, but gastroenterologists at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center have been seeing what they believe is the start of a troubling trend: more children with more serious and chronic bouts of the condition. Experts attribute the problem to lack of physical activity, inadequate water intake and fiber-poor diets.

Read more: http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/Plugged-Up-Doctors-See-Signs-of-Worsening-Constipation-in-Children.aspx

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