Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 30th, 2010
Forty years ago, 48 percent of U.S. children biked or walked to school. Today, just 12 percent of children arrive at school by bike or on foot. During this period, U.S. childhood obesity tripled, while the number of children driven to school increased nearly 400 percent-adding to debilitating morning and afternoon road congestion, coast...
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