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08 July 2011

Curbing kids' screen time is hard

Interventions designed to help kids lose weight by cutting back on the time they spend watching TV or playing video games have been so far largely unsuccessful.

Interventions designed to help kids lose weight by cutting back on the time they spend watching TV or playing video games have been so far largely unsuccessful, according to a new report.

"Obesity is a complex problem that is probably not going to be solved by one particular intervention, in one particular setting," she said. "That doesn't mean it can't be solved."

 
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