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May 1, 2012

The Business of Baby Sports

An overemphasis on youth sports can harm kids, Mark Hyman has found, but it can be a boon for a surprisingly wide range of businesses.

Shlomo Sprung

In a recent book, Mark Hyman argued that taking youth sports too seriously—even obsessively—harms kids. Now, in a follow-up, The Most Expensive Game in Town: The Rising Cost of Youth Sports and the Toll on Today's Families, he reports that this national obsession can be good for business, at least some businesses.

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