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Teen Couch Potatoes: The Problem, The Solution: Teen Couch Potatoes: The Problem, The Solution

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In the past a sedentary lifestyle was something routinely associated with middle aged and older adults. Today, teens are increasingly less active and manifesting may of the maladies of inactivity-- obesity, poor health, depression. In this segment we look at what's driving the inactivity and how to get teen up and active.

Nicolas Stettler, MD, MSCE, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Ugo Uche, blogger and a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes with adolescents and young adults in his practice. His experience in the field of counseling has been through his work with juveniles with the Texas Youth Commission, and currently with In Balance Ranch Academy, a therapeutic boarding school.

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