Pediatricians Urged to Pull Plug on Entertainment

The American Academy of Pediatrics says it is time for pediatricians to include the monitoring of kids' use of TV, video games, and other entertainment media as a "high priority." Pediatricians should ask at every well-child visit how much a child or adolescent is viewing per day and whether a TV or Internet access is in the bedroom, Dr. Victor C. Strasburger, of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, and colleagues on the AAP committee recommended. Parents need to be encouraged to...Full Story
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