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Childhood stunting can cut future earnings by up to a quarter: Lancet

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some 250 million children worldwide risk not reaching their full potential due to extreme poverty and stunting, cutting their future earnings by up to 26 percent and seriously impacting national growth, scientists said on Tuesday.
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