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Death By Remote Control: Has Convenience Ruined Our Culture?

As I've mentioned before, I wasn't allowed to watch much TV as a child. However I do remember the television set my parents owned when I was little: it was only black and white, the screen was probabl…

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12 Reactions to an Alzheimer’s Sitcom

A comedy about Alzheimer's disease? No, it's not a joke. According to deadline.com, television titan ABC just purchased a new show called "The Alzheimer's Project." In stark contrast to the 2009…

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Are You Killing Yourself by Sitting?

You can skip this article if you rarely engage in the following activities, or do so only for a few minutes of the day: TV viewing, video game playing, computer use (collective termed “screen time”), …

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Sit No More! 5 Ways to Become More Active

You should exercise more. The American Heart Association's recommendation for healthy adults is approximately 30 minutes of moderate exercise a day, 5 times a week. But let's think about what the …

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Is Media Overload Ruining Your Kids? (Infographic)

When I was in elementary school, we didn't have a television. When we visited friends or family who did, cartoons and the Nickelodeon channel seemed like magic to me. I couldn't look away. I'd often z…

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Old Habits Die Hard

I grabbed "Kundalini Rising" and went downstairs to read while my family slept in. The morning sun poured into the back of the house for the first time in days. I tended the cats, …

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Schoolhouse Rock Turns 40

If you grew up in the 1970s, or even the 80s, and had a TV within your reach, you no doubt learned a thing or two from some of your Saturday morning viewings. That is, at least, if you were lucky enou…

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Is “Food Porn” Making Us Fatter?

It may seem like a ridiculous claim, but that's what television personality Dr. Oz argues, on a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show. During the episode, he poses this question to three respected food pe…

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Breaking Bad with Recipes

Now some would argue that the golden age of television existed decades back with M.A.S.H. and Archie Bunker, or maybe even before that with Sid Caesar and The Twilight Zone. However we seem to be in a…

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Women and the Media

I had a fascinating conversation today about the relationship between women and the media. There is truly a need for authentic women's voices. Too often, in the media, women are either objectified or …

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