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Study Finds Children’s Inactivity Has High Costs

Study Finds Children’s Inactivity Has High Costs
A new study, published in the journal Health Affairs has attached a hefty price tag to the issue of inactivity in American children.
According to the study, only about 40 percent of children get 25 minutes of high-calorie-burning physical activity three times a week, which could result in $1.1 trillion in direct medical costs over the course of their lifetimes.

This is something Erin Kennedy, OSF HealthCare Center for Healthy Lifestyles manager, says could be changed with a little early intervention.
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