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If Our Bodies Could Talk

How to Stop Saying 'Screen Time'

Aug 27, 2015 | 58 videos
Video by The Atlantic

News media are constantly panicking about the health effects of "screen time," but almost anything can be done on a screen. Is lumping them all together under one name–and issuing warnings and official recommendations–actually productive? In this episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, James Hamblin discourages technophobic panic.

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Authors: James Hamblin, Nicolas Pollock, Jaclyn Skurie

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Off-beat perspectives on health topics from Dr. James Hamblin.