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FITNESS PROGRAM RELEASES DATA ON HEALTH OF MICHIGAN CHILDREN; STATE CHILDREN FATTER THAN U.S. CHILDREN

 FITNESS PROGRAM RELEASES DATA ON HEALTH OF MICHIGAN CHILDREN;
 STATE CHILDREN FATTER THAN U.S. CHILDREN
 Dr. Charles T. Kuntzleman, director of the Fitness for Youth Program, will release data from a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan-funded study of a major health factor involving 15,000 Michigan children today at 1:30 p.m., Blues Auditorium, 1405 S. Creyts Road, Lansing.
 The data compare Michigan children to other children nationwide. It is the first of several studies to be released over the next year.
 The Fitness for Youth Program is sponsored by the Blues and the University of Michigan. The program involves more than 120 Michigan schools, 150 physical education teachers and 45,000 students.
 CONTACT: Karen Martin of BCBSM, 313-225-8121, or in Lansing, 517-322-4350; or Charles Kuntzleman of Fitness for Youth Program, 517-750-1500.
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