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Health: Florida high school students getting healtier

Updated: Monday, March 3 2014, 11:45 PM CST
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High school students in Florida are showing an increase in healthy behaviors.
Florida health officials surveyed more than 6,000 students across the state and found several trends.
   
The number of students who drank soda one or more times a day dropped 8 % from 2007 to 2013.
   
The amount of students who watched more than three hours of TV per day also dropped.
   
And the number of students who exercised for an hour five days a week increased.

Health: Florida high school students getting healtier

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