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Almost every junior high school kid in America watches TV every day
Almost every junior high school kid in America watches TV every day

Junior high students are having trouble turning away from the television. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control found that watching TV is a daily habit for close to all middle school age students in America.  It's not surprising that most children watch television every day, but even so, the numbers are staggering. Researchers from the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics found that in 2012, 98.5% of children between the ages of 12 and 15 said they had watched television every day for the last 30 days. The percentage of children that spent time in front of a computer every day was slightly smaller — "just" 91%. But it's not...

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