Keeping Kids Healthy

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It’s New Year’s resolution time. If you’re tired of thinking about your own health, maybe it’s time to turn to the kids. Amy Best (George Mason University) studies kids’ eating habits and says that part of getting them to make the right food choices means understanding what kids like about bad food. Bob O’Connor (UVA Health) has new guidelines that suggest young people should return to normal activity as soon as possible after a concussion. Plus: Justin Owens (Virginia Tech) helps arm parents and ride-share drivers with more info about using car seats. Later in the show: Francis Bush started running late in life and has now completed more than 60 marathons. Women’s soccer coach Corey Hewson (University of Mary Washington) shares advice for new runners and those training for a half-marathon.

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