NextWave Pharmaceuticals Partners with Kerr Drug to Provide MyKidz Iron

VERNON HILLS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) iron deficiency is a major cause of anemia in the U.S., and a study recently published in Pediatrics has found that overweight toddlers not enrolled in day care centers have an alarmingly high rate of iron deficiency 1,2. Hispanic children were found to be the most affected at 12 percent in comparison to 6 percent of African-American and Caucasian children. This study is the first to discover a correlation between obesity, race, day care and iron deficiency in preschoolers2.

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