The State of Things
1:00 pm
Wed January 1, 2014

Children’s Films Send Mixed Messages About Habits

Eliana Perrin, MD, MPH, and professor of Pediatrics at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. sitting in a movie theater
Eliana Perrin, MD, MPH, and professor of Pediatrics at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Credit http://news.unchealthcare.org/ / UNC Healthcare and school of medicine

    

Movies like Toy Story 3, Wall-E, and Up, may seem like harmless entertainment. But a new study shows these films may promote unhealthy behavior, especially eating habits, to young people. 

Andrew J. Perrin, PhD, and professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, sitting in a movie theater.
Andrew J. Perrin, PhD, and professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Credit http://news.unchealthcare.org/ / UNC Healthcare and school of medicine

  Host Frank Stasio talks with UNC School of Medicine pediatrics professor Eliana Perrin and UNC-Chapel Hill sociology professor Andrew Perrin about the new research. 

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