walking school bus http://www.kplu.org en 'Walking School Bus' Project Aims to Curb Child Obesity http://www.kplu.org/post/walking-school-bus-project-aims-curb-child-obesity <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A generation ago, almost half of all schoolchildren walked or biked to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">school. That rate now is closer to 13 percent. So here’s the question: What&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">difference does walking to school make on a child’s health?</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In hopes of finding answers, researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital have launched</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;an experimental program called "the walking school bus."</span></p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 17:32:15 +0000 Florangela Davila 11054 at http://www.kplu.org 'Walking School Bus' Project Aims to Curb Child Obesity