New Research about Minnesota's kids

Check out this new article about research about how our kids are staying active.

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"A group of doctors has compiled research that suggests young children aren't playing enough, or long enough.

The new medical summary was done in conjunction with the American Heart Association and underscores barriers some kids in Minnesota face in staying fit. The doctors say a majority of American children aren't getting enough substantial physical activity that can provide long-term health benefits.

Dr. Nick Edwards, associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, said a key takeaway is only four in 10 kids in the U.S. are at optimal levels of physical fitness."

Check out the full article here.

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