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Tag Archives: American Academy of Pediatrics
Earlier this week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement on “Children, Adolescents, Obesity, and the Media.” According to the AAP, obesity represents a “clear and present danger to the health of children and adolescents.” The statement claims that “most researchers now agree that the evidence linking excessive TV-viewing and obesity is persuasive,” with dozens of longitudinal and correlational studies documenting a connection.
Posted on Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 By Melissa Musiker