Sitting in front of a screen can increase the risk of obesity, but TV seems to have a larger effect on weight than computers …
If parents can’t limit their children’s TV time, then they can at least try to improve what youngsters are watching.
The latest research homes in on the biggest sleep robber.
Eating meals in front of the television can lead to obesity, but keeping children away from noshing while viewing can be a challenge.
So Dr. Catherine Birken, a pediatrician and associate scientist at the Hospital for Sick …
Watching too much TV is linked to harmful effects in children, but the latest research says even background TV can affect development
Producers want to examine “extreme” parenting practices, so they’re making plans for a new reality TV series on extended breast-feeding.
The Pediatric Academic Societies convened in Boston for their annual meeting starting Saturday. Here’s a quick update of some of the useful research presented.
If there was any doubt that television is not a good use of toddlers’ time, consider the findings of one study that drilled down into babies’ understanding of what they were watching on TV. When groups of 6-, 12- and …
What kids watch — and not just how much — matters when it comes to television viewing, according to new research that finds that preschoolers who watch fast-paced shows have far more trouble concentrating than other children.
Sitting in front of the television may be a relaxing way to pass an evening, but spending too much time in front of the tube may take years off your life.
Watching television or playing video games close to bedtime can act like a jolt of caffeine to young children, making them more likely to experience difficulty falling asleep, nightmares, and daytime fatigue, a new study in the …
How much TV do your kids watch? If you don’t know, you might want to find out, say experts, since the time children spend in front of a TV or computer screen can have a profound effect on their physical and developmental health.