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Longer Gym Class Periods Reduce Childhood Obesity

Article from Medical Daily Requiring more time in physical education in schools is a good way to fight the childhood obesity epidemic, says a new study. More time in gym class actually does reduce the likelihood that young children will become obese, according to a new study published in the Journal of Health Economics. The […]

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Center is Published in Spring 2013 Cub Chat Newsletter

Are you looking for budget friendly activities for your child? What does it mean to be a healthy champion for your children? Ellie Hogentogler, marketing communications specialist, answers these questions in the latest edition of the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital Cub Chat Newsletter.

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NPHW: Providing a Safe Environment for Children at School

Providing a Safe Environment for Children at School Posted from American Public Health Association, National Public Health Week Healthy children learn better — that’s a fact. Research has found that students’ health affects their grades, attendance, behavior and whether they graduate. And we also know that education is one of the many social determinants that […]

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