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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
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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, sitting in a movie theater.
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Andrew J. Perrin, PhD, and professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  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. 

Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.