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Why Screen Time Is Bad For Kids

Screen Time Actually Hurts More Than Kids' Minds — It Damages the Body

If you had any doubts that the amount of time kids spend using laptops, tablets, video games, and the like can have detrimental effects on their health, The Huffington Post quantifies it. According to the news agency, kids' backs and wrists begin to ache, sleep is disrupted, and attention spans decline the more they use electronic gadgets. In fact, 84 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds admit to having back pain from being slumped over their phones — a condition known as "iPosture."

For more facts on how technology is harming teens and tweens' bodies, read the whole story on The Huffington Post.

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