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Giant Off-Road Vehicles Dangerous for Kids
atv1.jpgA 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?

In a related story: Toddlers should not operate forklifts.

Sunshine, Milk and Exercise Good for Kids
boysun.jpgChildren 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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