A study from the American Heart Association found too much screen time for kids can increase the chances they will be overweight or obese.        

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    • Screen time: How to handle your children's smartphone, tablet and video game addictions
      Scream time. That's what I've taken to calling the drama that can come from enforcing screen time limits with my kids. And no, it's not just them ... sleep and potentially lead to obesity, among other ...
      12/19/2018 - 10:50 pm | View Link
    • Doctors warn of dangers of screen time for kids
      Doctors say too much time looking at screens can harm brain development, contribute to a inactive lifestyle, and lead to delayed or poor reading skills ... Just this month, the American Heart Associat...
      09/11/2018 - 1:00 pm | View Link
    • Doctors continue to link screen time to poor health in children
      According to a new scientific advisory statement release by the American Heart Association ... which has long been associated with poor cardiovascular health and obesity. "The nature of screen time ha...
      08/6/2018 - 12:39 pm | View Link
    • Perceived neighborhood safety related to physical activity but not recreational screen-based sedentary behavior in adolescents
      A growing proportion of adolescents have poor cardiovascular health behaviors, including low levels of physical activity and high levels of sedentary behavior, thus increasing the likelihood of poor h...
      09/18/2017 - 3:50 am | View Link
    • Clustering and correlates of screen-time and eating behaviours among young adolescents
      Screen-time and eating behaviours are associated in adolescents, but few studies have examined the clustering of these health behaviours in this age group. The identification of clustered health behav...
      06/2/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    • Standing vs. Sitting – Standup Kids
      STANDING vs. SITTING: The average U.S. student is sitting at school an average of 4.5 HOURS A DAY; For kids ages 8-18, an additional 7 HOURS A DAY in front of a screen, regardless of socioeconomic status; Combine the sitting at school in front of a screen with driving to school, doing homework, and eating meals, and kids are sitting 85% of their waking hours!
      01/18/2019 - 10:18 am | View Website
    • InDepth | Deseret News
      Breaking down misconceptions about mental health is only possible when people share their stories, like broadcast journalist and author Jane Clayson Johnson does in her new book, "Silent Souls ...
      01/18/2019 - 4:48 am | View Website
    • Videos | HuffPost
      Cannabis Can Help Treat Kids With Epilepsy, But Parents Face Barriers To Get It
      01/18/2019 - 4:12 am | View Website
    • TIME | Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates
      Breaking news and analysis from TIME.com. Politics, world news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science and entertainment news.
      01/17/2019 - 6:18 pm | View Website
    • Health News | Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News ...
      ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton says sugary drinks and cigarettes can both cause cancer, are linked to poor dental health and can...
      01/17/2019 - 11:30 am | View Website
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