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“Too Much TV, Too Little Exercise When Young May Hasten Mental Decline Later”

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This July 20, 2015 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about how being a couch potato as a young adult can contribute to an increased risk of developing things like Alzheimer’s or other cognitive disorders as we age.

“Should Babies and Toddlers Use iPads?”

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This April 14, 2014 AETNA: Lifestyle article talks about concerns being raised over whether ipads and other “screen” devices should be used to teach or entertain toddlers and infants.  The issue is controversial, but studies are showing that the effects of screen time on developing minds could be harmful to the development of their executive function skills





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“Band of Brothers pairs veterans with music to raise PTSD awareness”


English: Cases of PTSD and Severe Depression A...

English: Cases of PTSD and Severe Depression Among U.S. Veterans Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan Between Oct 2001 and Oct 2007 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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This August 8, 2012 article found on the West Chester, PA Daily News site, talks about an unusual pairing of reality TV with US Veterans and music to raise awareness about PTSD.  What makes this unusual is that most reality TV shows don’t have causes and are generally purely for entertainment.  This could be an interesting show … too bad I don’t have cable.



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