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Report: Jump for Healthy Bones

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Report: Jump for Healthy Bones

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Report: Jump for Healthy Bones

Report: Jump for Healthy Bones

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A new study suggests that exercise, particularly vigorous jumping, can help children build bone mass. Researchers say the regimen is especially necessary for females, who in later years often suffer from osteoporosis and bone fractures. NPR's Rachel Jones reports.

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