R U 2 Plugged In?

Bubar, Joe
April 2014
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;4/28/2014, Vol. 82 Issue 21, p4
The article discusses details on the effects of being dependent on modern gadgets and technology among children in the U.S. Topics discussed include the impact on children's health brought by excessive time spent on staring at screens, the American Academy of Pediatrics's recommended time in using gadgets, and addiction to the use of mobile devices. Also mentioned are issues including weight gain, difficulty in sleeping, and poor academic grades.


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