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Your health: Academic scores can indicate student's health

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A child's report card could be a good indicator of his or her health. The Centers for Disease Control finds a link between academics and healthy behaviors, in a new report. A school-based survey found students who consistently got D's and F's in class, were much more likely to use drugs, miss school because of safety concerns or have risky sex. Kids who generally aced their classes were more likely to have breakfast every day and exercise regularly. The report is not meant to stereotype children who do poorly in school.

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