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Webcast: The Value of Play

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Children in America have lost significant opportunities for active, stimulating, and creative play that used to be commonplace; as a result, childhood obesity has risen and children’s social and cognitive development has suffered.
Among recent focuses on the rise of childhood obesity and decreasing recess time in school, AEI-Brookings Joint Center and Common Good hosted a forum on May 31 to discuss the relationship between America’s growing aversion to risk and the development and health of our children.
Watch the Webcast of this forum discussion.

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Hi, What is Common Good's URL address? Thanks.

Obesity is a health risk to the obese person only, whereas smoking, for example, is a health risk to all the surrounding people who may or may not choose to smoke for themselves. WBR LeoP

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