From Our 2012 Archives
Experts Offer Tips to Cut Kids' Screen Time During Summer
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SATURDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Lots of parents would like to avoid having their kids spend the summer watching television or playing video games.
According to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, reducing the amount of time spent in front of a computer or TV can boost health and happiness, prompting families to do more physical activity and get creative in finding other ways to spend their time.
The nonprofit organization, which was formed to combat childhood obesity, offered tips to cut down on screen time:
-- Mary Elizabeth Dallas
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SOURCE: Alliance for a Healthier Generation, news release, July 5, 2012
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