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Capitol Report: Oct. 9, 2013

A weekly update from IHRSA Public Policy 

  • NCPPA Lobby Day Postponed Due to Government Shutdown
  • New Study is Positive Proof that Encouraging Exercise is Good Policy: Data Shows Exercise 'As Good As Medicines' in Treating Heart Disease
  • Proposal Would Raise Physical Education Requirement, But Educators Fear Cutting into Academics
  • Commentary: “Physical Activity in Schools is Essential to Reversing Childhood Obesity”

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