April 21, 2011
U.S. Parents Want Kids More Active During School Day:
A new poll finds that
almost all parents of young children believe it's important for
elementary school kids to get exercise during each school day.
However, one-third said their children don't get enough physical
activity at school.
Smoke-Free Laws Moving Ahead in U.S.
Smoking bans in
workplaces, restaurants and bars across the United States are now
in place in half the states, and all such venues across the country
could be smoke-free by 2020, government researchers reported
Student Bullying Linked to Family Violence:
Student bullies, their
victims and bully-victims -- those who are victimized and also
engage in bullying -- face a broad range of health risks, including
family violence and intentional self-harm, a new U.S. study