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Bill requiring health education in schools moves forward

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill to put health education in Oklahoma middle schools made it out of committee Thursday.

House Bill 2279 would provide education on nutrition, oral health, wellness against issues like diabetes and heart disease.

Other topics would include bully prevention and some physical activities.

Ten units would be required over the course of the middle school years if the bill passes.

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