Novant House Call: Health Risks of Kids Social Media Use

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The amount of time your kids spend watching TV and browsing social networks can have serious health effects.

The doctor is making a house call to Rising today.

The amount of “screen time” can lead to obesity, decreased grades, poor school performance, ADHD, and behavioral problems.

Dr. Scott Spies says you shouldn’t let your child spend more than 2 hours per day on the computer or watching TV, unless for homework purposes.