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Preschoolers Can Learn Great Things From TV

Source: Huffington Post

Television programming for children is abundant. Screens are a luxurious fixture in most of our lives and I'm not going to tell you to kill your TV. In fact, that tactic, the one where we pediatricians urge families to turn off the TV, really isn't working. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson of Seattle Children’s discusses television programming and children. Dr. Claire McCarthy and Dr. Dimitri Christakis offer their opinions.

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