|Giant Off-Road Vehicles Dangerous for Kids|
|A study has concluded that ATVs, those off-highway vehicles, are
dangerous for children. A 600-pound, four-wheeled motorcycle that can go
75 miles per hour and is prone to flipping over is dangerous? Tell us
more! In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics doesn’t recommend
that children under the age of 16 should even ride ATVs . But, hey,
what do they know?
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|Sunshine, Milk and Exercise Good for Kids|
|Children who do not get enough sunshine, milk and exercise are at risk
for getting rickets. The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital led a study
that analyzed the bones of 500 healthy children. One of their
discoveries? Milk, sunshine and exercise build healthy bones. |
In a related story: Oxygen intake from ages 0-18 is essential for children's respiratory health.
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