Excess screen time may increase overweight, obesity risk in youths

Adolescents with more than two hours of recreational screen time daily had a nearly twofold increased likelihood of being overweight or obese, according to a review in the journal Circulation. Lead researcher Tracie Barnett said the rate of children who exceeded two hours of daily screen time rose from 16.4% to 21.7% between 2003 and 2007.

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