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Study Links TV, Attention Disorders in Kids

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Study Links TV, Attention Disorders in Kids

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Study Links TV, Attention Disorders in Kids

Study Links TV, Attention Disorders in Kids

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A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that infants and young children who spend long hours in front of the television are far more likely to develop problems like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, now the most common childhood behavioral disorder. NPR's Joseph Shapiro reports.