New Report: Kids, TV and Asthma Risks

By JustMommies staff

Tags:

There is further evidence today that watching too much TV may be harmful for children’s health – specifically their respiratory systems.

Healthday is reporting that a new study done in the U.K. shows that inactive children who watch more than two hours of TV a day double their risk of developing asthma. The study followed 3,000 kids from birth to 11.5 years of age.

The reason? According to Healthday, researchers from Glasgow have found a link between sedentary children , their breathing patterns and the development of their lungs.

Get more on the story here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/hsn/20090303/hl_hsn/2hoursgluedtotvdoubleskidsasthmarisk;_ylt=Av1n57piygSKAspsye5iqFXgcbYF