We have to do better with getting our children OUTSIDE! They need sports, recreation, music and arts!!
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Parents should take concrete steps to limit their children’s use of electronic devices and social media to prevent obesity and other health-related risks, a national pediatrics group said Monday.
KNX 1070’s Ron Kilgore reports the American Academy of Pediatrics has revised its policy statement from more than a decade ago to adapt to the ever-changing media landscape.[cbs-audio url=”http://cbsla.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/kids-media-rki-1.mp3″ size=”” download=”” name=”Pediatricians Warn TV, Social Media Linked To Child Obesity” artist=”Ron Kilgore”]
According to a revised policy statement entitled “Children, Adolescents and the Media” released Oct. 28 at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, parents and guardians have to keep a restrictive eye on their children’s use of social media and all the high-tech tools that can affect their emotional growth.
According to the AAP, while media itself is not the leading cause of any health problem in the United States, it can…
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