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Healthy Active Arkansas Statewide Learning Network Article

August 1, 2017

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Nearly everyone is aware of the risks of tobacco and the toll that it has taken on Arkansans during the last century. From back when there was a smoking section on airplanes to today when all airplanes and most Arkansas indoor air is smoke free, we have changed a paradigm. An equally dangerous threat has emerged for the twenty-first century— physical inactivity and growing levels of obesity.