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Too Many Tots Watching Too Much TV: Study
Date:7/15/2010

me a substitute for a "healthy interaction with adults and other humans. Parents often discount what they mean to their child. There is nothing a child likes more than sitting down and doing something with their parent."

In addition, because images on TV go by at lighting speed, it may be taking a toll on a child's ability to concentrate and may be partly responsible for the increase in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children, Wurm theorized.

And there's a potential physical cost of too much media in childhood -- obesity, due in part to the kind of foods children see advertised, Wurm said. "They advertise Apple Jacks not apples," she said.

The solution, according to Wurm, is simple: turn off the TV and spend more time with your kids, and get them outdoors more often.

"The more outside time your children have, the healthier they are going to be," she said.

More information

For more information on children and TV, visit the Nemours Foundation.

SOURCES: Gwen Wurm, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of pediatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; John Oh, M.D., M.P.H., CDC epidemic intelligence service officer, Oregon Public Health, Portland; July 16, 2010, CDC, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report


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