Mini Treadmills: Anti-Obesity Tool or Death of Playtime?

The country can't deny it; America's kids are getting overweight at an alarming rate. The latest numbers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimate 16 percent of children are obese and an additional 15 percent are overweight. In the last year, the toy industry has thought up a way to help: treadmills for tots. In fact, kids-sized gym equipment and kid gyms are popping up in elementary and middle schools on both coasts. Even some adult gyms now offer child sections. Parents and toy...Full Story
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