Attention to TV may put teens at greater risk of weight problems

04/8/2013 | DailyRx.com

Teens who paid the most attention to the television had a body mass index that averaged 2.4 more points than did those who had the lowest attention levels, according to a study in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers monitored the time spent by 91 13- to 15-year-olds on other media formats and found no link between BMI and attention paid to video games or computers.

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