Doctors: Recess Important to Children's Health


A group of doctors is stressing the importance of recess.

The American Academy of Pediatrics says the daily break is vital to a child's cognitive, physical and social development.

Physicians say recess should never be withheld as a punishment. The study authors also write a lack of play can lead to poor health and lower grades.

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