Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 2nd, 2004
Watching TV in childhood and adolescence has long been linked to adverse health indicators, including obesity, poor fitness and raised cholesterol levels, but the study published in The Lancet was the first to track a group from birth to adulthood.
David Ludwig, MD, director of the obesity program at Children's Hospital in Boston, and Steven Gortmaker, a senior lecturer on sociology at the Harvard School of Public Health, said the data "indicate...
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