News tagged with screen time

Concerns grow over children using tablet computers

Electronic tablets like the iPad are a revolutionary educational tool and are becoming part of childhood, but should be watched carefully so that overuse doesn't lead to learning or behavioral problems, experts ...

dateMar 29, 2012 in Other
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Toddlers getting more tablet use, study finds

The craze for tablets and smartphones is spreading to ever younger users. A new study of American households found 38 percent of toddlers and infants under the age of two have used a mobile device such as ...

dateOct 28, 2013 in Other
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One more reason to promote the family dinner

(PhysOrg.com) -- Health experts have long held that children shouldn't watch more than one to two hours a day of television. Too much screen time encourages sedentary behaviour and contributes to rising levels of obesity. ...

dateJan 28, 2010 in Health
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