Do parents discriminate against heavier kids?

LOS ANGELES A new study out of the University of North Texas in Denton focused on which children get assistance from their parents when buying a car.

The study looked at almost 400 college students ranging in age from 17 to 26. It found that the ones who bought their own cars had a higher average body mass index than students who received financial help from their parents.

The study is published in the journal Obesity.

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