More screen time may harm children's well-being

03/18/2014 | Reuters · DailyRx.com

Greater electronic media use between ages 2 and 6 was associated with lower well-being scores a few years later, according to a study of 3,604 European children. In particular, children who watched TV on weekdays and on weekends did worse in well-being measures than those who played video games or used computers. For each extra hour of screen time, the likelihood of emotional problems or poor family functioning increased up to twofold, researchers reported in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

View Full Article in:

Reuters · DailyRx.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Food & Drug Associate
Confidential
Washington, D.C., DC
Senior Manager, Gaps in Care
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Detroit, MI
Compliance Director
Abbott Laboratories
Santa Clara, CA
Junior to Mid-Level FDA Associate
Morgan Lewis
Washington, DC
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA