Kids do the darndest, slower things


Children today run a mile 90 seconds slower than their parents did 30 years ago, researchers report at the American Heart Association‘s annual meeting.

It’s not just happening here, it’s a worldwide trend, they say.

The remedy is simple: Get kids moving at least for an hour a day, doctors advise. The time can even be split into segments, such as walking to, and home from, school.

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