Why should I turn off the TV?


By Helen M. Rose, M.D.
October, 2009

Overconsumption of media (television, computer, and video games) by children has become an epidemic in the United States.  It is important to limit and monitor our children’s media use, as difficult as that may be at times.

Why?  Here’s why:

What should parents do?

So, turn off the TV (computer, video game)…now!