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Too much screen time for toddlers

New research published in the Medical Journal of Australia has found that many young children are spending too much time in front of screens.

The study done by the University Of Queensland found children under two are spending an average of about 50 minutes a day parked in front of screens.

Federal Government and World Health Organisation guidelines call for zero screen time for under 2s and report lead author Associate Professor Leigh Tooth tells Mark the potential negatives far outweigh any perceived benefits.

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