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    Television habits and obesity among children

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    Some authorities have indicated that children spend as much time watching television as they do in school, and studies indicate a correlation between high television viewing in children with obesity. (A 1999 report in JAMA indicated that: Reducing television, videotapes, and video games may be a promising, population-based approach to prevent childhood obesity.)

    What should/could a parent do to combat this potential problem?

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    Parents are the essential role models for their children's behavior. They are ultimately responsible for the health, safety and well-being of their children. In order to combat ...

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    Brief paragraph examining the link between television viewing habits and childhood obesity.