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Young children need 60 minutes of active playtime to ensure good health. CAES News
After School Recess
For most parents, fall is a whirlwind of after-school meetings, tight schedules, homework and dwindling family time. Even after the dash becomes daily routine, the hours between school and dinner often get lost in the shuffle. To rescue these important hours, assign your kids the task of hosting “after-school recess” during that time each day.
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RBC aides in regrowth of repairing missing bones
Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia's Luke Mortensen holds up an X-ray image showing an infant's hand, but without bones. The next image is a child's chest, revealing no ribs. The images represent what parents might see if they have a child suffering from hypophosphatasia. Mortensen, an assistant professor in the Regenerative Bioscience Center, will research therapies to grow these missing bones.

The Walk Georgia logo was introduced in 2014. CAES News
Walk Georgia
More than 2,500 Georgia residents are improving their health by exercising with the help of the University of Georgia’s Walk Georgia program and their local UGA Extension agent.