iron deficiency might reduce cognitive ability in school-aged kids

There's growing concern that iron deficiency might reduce cognitive ability in school-aged kids...especially adolescent girls.

We know that iron deficiency can cause developmental problems in young children...now there's evidence it also affects older kids.

In fact, school-age children with iron deficiency seem to be more than twice as likely to score below average on standardized tests as children who aren't deficient.

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