Only Five Percent of U.S. Kids are Sleeping, Exercising and Away From Screens for Long Enough, and it’s Affecting Their Brains

Newsweek – Abbey Interrante

Children look at screens for too long every day, and don’t exercise and sleep enough, and it’s affecting their cognitive ability, researchers have said in a new report. Researchers at the University of Ottawa, Carleton University, and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute studied how many children are following recommended, screen time, exercise, and sleep guidelines. Published on Wednesday in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, the study showed that most U.S. children aren’t meeting the recommendations and it could be affecting their cognition. (more)

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