Female characters focused more on looks and being attractive than male characters on shows aimed at eight to 12 year olds.
Even healthy men could improve their sperm quality by spending less time in front of the tube.
You might be surprised to learn what kinds of TV shows are too scary for kids
Mood disorders join a long list of ailments linked to late-night exposure to artificial lighting, TVs and computer screens
Researchers link increases in waist size and less powerful leg-muscle strength to TV watching in kids
Getting healthy doesn’t mean having to overhaul your entire lifestyle.
Spending time in front of the tube not only leads to mindless eating, but also sets children up to prefer unhealthy foods in general.
Too much television can be detrimental for kids’ development, even when they’re not plopped directly in front of the screen.
From “Baby Touch: Peekaboo” to “Moo, Baa, La La La!,” iPad apps for babies are flooding the market. Developers say the apps are educational, and busy parents know that a digital babysitter can buy them a few minutes of valuable …
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 …
A new study finds that teens who went to bed early and got up early were thinner and fitter than kids who slept late. The findings, published in the journal Sleep, suggest that it’s not just the amount of sleep that kids get, but …
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.
This week we debate why America has gone precisely nuts over the Casey Anthony verdict. Also, we talk about new findings on the causes of autism. And we try to figure out how TV shapes tween values. Click the play button to …