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Children and the Media

  • TV vs. Activity: Key Choice for Kids

    New studies show that a sedentary child will likely become a sedentary adult, and a sedentary life leads to a host of health problems, from obesity to heart disease.

  • Get Your Kids to Log Off

    Rising "screen time" can cost kids the exercise they need to keep fit.

  • Video Games: More Losers than Winners

    Video games can take up too much of your kids' time. They may keep your kids from schoolwork and isolate them from family and friends. They can fuel obesity by limiting physical activity.

  • Bullies Go High-Tech

    You can now add bullying to the list of things made easier by technology. Bullies use e-mail, instant messaging, and text messaging on cell phones to reach victims.

  • Television and Children

    Detailed information on television and children, including suggestions for helping set good television viewing habits


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