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A car free day is being planned for London in September in which over 12 miles of roads in central London will be closed to cars. More than half of London’s boroughs are organizing events for the day with many planning ‘Play Streets’ which see local roads closed off to through traffic to encourage children to play outside.read more
A new study that followed more than 200 kids over six years found that many kids gain weight during summer vacation. Factors that led to weight gain include more sedentary time indoors, such as playing videos games, and more access to junk food. The weight gain was especially true for lower-income families.read more