Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 3rd, 2000
"Our findings show that persons with childhood health problems were twice as likely to develop cancer or chronic lung disease by late middle age. The prevalence of arthritis was about 33% higher among this group. However, they were not more likely to have diabetes," says Dr. Mark D. Hayward, professor of sociology and demography and director of Penn State's Population Research Institute.
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