Junk food

Junk Food In Your Kids' Favorite TV Shows Could Be Making Them Fat

By | Thu, 07/03/2014 - 18:30

Television programs for kids are full of junk food references. But the effects of eating it are missing from the picture.


Is Katie Couric Against HPV Vaccination?

By | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 15:20

Katie Couric was accused of being "anti-vaccination" after an episode of her show explored the controversy surrounding the HPV vaccine.

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UK Show Asks Couples Have Sex On TV... For Educational Purposes

By | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 16:07

'Sex Box,' a show set to air in the UK this fall, asks couples to have sex on television and then be interviewed about it.

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'Breaking Bad' Superfan And Cancer Patient Refused To Let Insiders Spoil Show's Ending

By | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 15:32

Kevin Cordasco, 'Breaking Bad' superfan and cancer patient, did not want the hit show's creator to reveal the ending. The 16-year-old intended to watch it with every other fan.

Study Shows Children Who Watch More TV Are Smarter

UK Researchers Find Children Who Watch More TV Have Greater Academic Success: The Great TV Debate Continues

By | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 14:29

Researchers have found children who watch more television academically surpass their peers, but children with less educated and financially stable parents are left at a disadvantage.

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Video Games Better Than Television for Kids

By | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 10:06

A study from Australia reports that video games may be better for children than TV.

Obese Mothers More Likely to Use TV to Soothe Fussy Babies

By | Wed, 01/09/2013 - 11:19

Obese moms are more likely to use television to entertain their children, especially if the child is fussy.

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Is Reality TV Making All of Us Smarter?

By | Fri, 10/05/2012 - 13:28

One anthropologist argues that reality television is actually making us smarter.


Background TV a Threat to U.S. Kids, Researchers Say

By | Mon, 10/01/2012 - 09:15

That clamor in the background? It's probably the TV, and it might be taking a toll on your toddler's development.


Believing in TV Romances Could Be Ruining Your Love Life

By | Wed, 09/19/2012 - 13:41

New research shows that people who are more heavily invested in fictional romances are less likely to be committed to their own relationship.