The one good thing about teens and sports drinks

June 9, 2014

By Alice Park Researchers confirm a strong connection between sports and energy drinks and smoking, video game playing, and sugary soda consumption. But the beverages were also linked to more […]

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Mothers’ monitoring of media tied to kids’ weight

May 7, 2014

By Andrew M. Seaman Children whose mothers pay close attention to how much time they spend watching TV and playing video games tend to weigh less, according to a new […]

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E-Games boost physical activity in children; Might be a weapon in the battle against obesity

January 14, 2013

Video games have been blamed for contributing to the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States. But a new study by researchers at the George Washington University School of […]

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Study: Active video games have exercise-like effects in kids

October 1, 2012

Sept. 24, 2012, HealthDay Adolescents who play active video games increase their heart rate, use more oxygen, and expend more energy, according to a small new study. Low levels of […]

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