Pediatrics

Reducing screen time increases physical activity in children

Many young people spend much of their time using digital screens which may reduce their engagement in physical activity. But children have always been sedentary during most of their awake time. This has been shown every time ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

All screens toxic for teen health after just two hours of use

Whether it is watching television or playing electronic games, teenagers are experiencing serious physical and mental health consequences after just two hours of screen use, according to University of Queensland-led research.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Screen time tied to behavior problems in children

There are small but significant correlations between screen time and behavior problems in children 12 years and younger, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis published online March 16 in JAMA ...

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