Social media may be untapped potential when it comes to helping kids battle obesity, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
In a new scientific statement, American health experts call for more research into how social media can help fight childhood obesity. ©bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock.com
In a new scientific statement published in the journal Circulation, the group calls for more research into how to incorporate social media into programs fighting childhood obesity. However, the AHA acknowledges that current research on social media intervention has been mixed and that social media is also linked with a few drawbacks.
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