Madiha Soban, Tahira Zamir, Shaista Khurrum.
Health Hazards of Electronic Media Devices in Children.
J Bahria Uni Med Dental Coll Jan ;6(4):245-6.

ABSTRACT: Use of electronic devices among children is common and is increasing day by day. Exposure to electronic devices such as television, computer and cell phones is documented to be associated with lot of adverse health effects. The problems encountered in children are sleep difficulties, bad dietary habits, lower physical activity, obesity, appearance of psychological symptoms including depression, lack of social interaction etc. Parents need to be counseled regarding adverse health effects and limiting the screen time of their children to these electronic devices. Keywords: Electronic devices, Children, Health hazards, Screen time.

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