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Health Unit Says Kids Need To Go Outside

The most comprehensive assessment of child and youth physical activity in Canada indicates that physical activity can improve kids’ brain health by boosting both cognitive ability and mental wellness. The research suggests that an active lifestyle can help release a child’s potential in several ways including performance in the classroom, problem solving skills and overall focus.

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France Bans Smartphones from the Classroom

A new French law will ban students from using smartphones on school grounds — in an effort to combat cell phone addiction and encourage children to read and play outside. Beginning in September, the law will prohibit students — aged 3 to 15 — from using smartphones on school grounds.

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