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January 01, 2002

He says it’s no sweat running the latest software. We say what about a mile?

With all the pointing and clicking and surfing kids do today, their fitness levels are dragging.

There's good news: new orthopaedic research reveals that just 35 minutes of walking per day can help kids fortify skeletal tissue, which leads to stronger bones as adults. So encourage your kids to get up, get out, and get moving. Besides, you'll finally get to check your e-mail. For more information on the benefits of keeping kids active, contact the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. To learn more, visit orthoinfo.org.

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