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Summertime weight gain found among elementary-aged children

According to a new national study, the risk of gaining excessive weight among younger elementary students is greater during the summer months than during the school year.

A reading assistant reads on the classroom floor with a small group of fourth graders at Wanke Elementary School in San Anto…

According to a new national study, the risk of gaining excessive weight among younger elementary students is greater during the summer months than during the school year. Some experts believe that schools should educate parents and caregivers about ways to maintain healthy behaviors during the summer months. (The New York Times)

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