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Early television exposure and subsequent attentional problems in children.
OBJECTIVE Cross-sectional research has suggested that television viewing may be associated with decreased attention spans in children. However, longitudinal data of early television exposure andExpand
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Teaching by Listening: The Importance of Adult-Child Conversations to Language Development
OBJECTIVE: To test the independent association of adult language input, television viewing, and adult-child conversations on language acquisition among infants and toddlers. METHODS: Two hundredExpand
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Lactobacillus therapy for acute infectious diarrhea in children: a meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE Childhood diarrhea accounts for substantial morbidity and mortality worldwide. Multiple studies in children have shown that Lactobacillus, administered orally, may have antidiarrhealExpand
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Audible television and decreased adult words, infant vocalizations, and conversational turns: a population-based study.
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that audible television is associated with decreased parent and child interactions. DESIGN Prospective, population-based observational study. SETTING Community.Expand
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Associations between media viewing and language development in children under age 2 years.
OBJECTIVE To test the association of media exposure with language development in children under age 2 years. STUDY DESIGN A total of 1008 parents of children age 2 to 24 months, identified by birthExpand
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The effects of infant media usage: what do we know and what should we learn?
The rise of infant TV viewing began in the late 1990s and has become an increasingly common occurrence. Today, over 90% of children begin watching TV regularly before the age of 2 years in spite ofExpand
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Television and DVD/video viewing in children younger than 2 years.
OBJECTIVE To determine the television-, DVD-, and video-viewing habits of children younger than 2 years. DESIGN A telephone survey of 1009 parents of children aged 2 to 24 months. SETTING ParentsExpand
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Problematic internet usage in US college students: a pilot study
BackgroundInternet addiction among US college students remains a concern, but robust estimates of its prevalence are lacking.MethodsWe conducted a pilot survey of 307 college students at two USExpand
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Pediatric deaths attributable to complex chronic conditions: a population-based study of Washington State, 1980-1997.
OBJECTIVES Advances in medical technology and public health are changing the causes and patterns of pediatric mortality. To better inform health care planning for dying children, we sought toExpand
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Display of health risk behaviors on MySpace by adolescents: prevalence and associations.
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of and associations among displayed risk behavior information that suggests sexual behavior, substance use, and violence in a random sample of the self-reportedExpand
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