Items Tagged ‘video games’

Ask the Doctors - Is video-gaming unhealthy for teens?

April 5, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Is video-gaming unhealthy for teens?

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Dear Doctor: My son is obsessed with electronic gaming. He spends hours a day doing this. Is this unhealthy? Dear Reader: I have a teenage son as well, so this is a question with which both you and I struggle. When I was younger, in the infancy of computer games, the games were of low […]

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Tags: addictive, adolescents, childhood obesity, children, Dr. Robert Ashley, electronic gaming, Internet Gaming Disorder, low resolution, obesity, pediatrics, prolonged sitting, psychological distress


Ask the Doctors - How can we pull our kids away from the screen?

March 8, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How can we pull our kids away from the screen?

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Dear Doctors: Our neighbor’s kids, who don’t have access to computers, video games or other technology, spend a lot of time playing together outdoors. How can we wean our own kids from their screens without causing a family rebellion? You’re facing a real challenge that has crept up on parents in the last decade or […]

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Tags: aggressive behavior, antisocial behavior, computers, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, eyes, leisure, play time, screen, screen time, sleep problem, technology