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television

Ditch the remote, don the sneakers

Seniors can achieve tremendous health benefits by weaving a modest amount of activity into each day.

Can TV boost your kid’s food smarts?

Cooking shows that feature healthy recipes might boost a child's nutrition knowledge and encourage healthy eating.

Toxins in your TV?

If people in your household use modern electronics, they might be exposed to potentially dangerous compounds.

Want to live longer? Shorten your tube time

A sedentary life opens the door to all manner of health troubles—but long periods in front of the TV are especially bad.

More breakfast, less TV

If it's a healthy heart you're after, cut out the screen time and make your morning a priority.

Up next: Cognitive corrosion?

Echoing a page from mom's book of axioms, researchers find that excessive television viewing can 'rot your brain' as you age.

Tiny bellies, big battles

Your kids love to load up on sugar. Some simple approaches can help put food in its proper place.

Limit kids’ exposure to media violence

Parents need to tighten the reins, while the media needs to stop glorifying aggression, pediatricians say.

School’s out, fattening behaviors are in

Kids eat more sugar and watch more TV over summer vacation.

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