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Teen drinking linked to alcohol in movies: studies spark calls for change (+video)

April 14th, 2015 No comments

A growing number of studies suggests that the portrayal of alcohol use in films is connected to teen drinking. Some public health officials say the images need to be curtailed – as images of tobacco use were in the 1990s.

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Teen drinking linked to alcohol in movies: studies spark calls for change (+video)

How much film violence for kids? Parents losing their compass, study says.

October 20th, 2014 No comments

A new study shows that the more parents watch violence and sex in TV shows and movies, the more permissive they are of what their kids can watch. The results were 'stunning,' one researcher said.

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How much film violence for kids? Parents losing their compass, study says.