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Healthy Living: Take the TV out of your kid's room!
Charles Stuart Platkin, PhD.April 9, 2014 | 3,885 views | Post a comment
It makes sense -- having a TV in the bedroom leads to sedentary behavior, and, therefore, to weight gain. A recent study conducted by researchers from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth “found that adolescents with a TV in their bedroom gained about 1 extra pound a year, compared to those without one, even after accounting for hours of TV watched each day and socioeconomic factors.” According to the researchers, about half of all adolescents have a television in their room. . . .
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