Children’s Films Send Mixed Messages About Habits

Jan 1, 2014

Eliana Perrin, MD, MPH, and professor of Pediatrics at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
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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
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  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.