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16 cell  under the age of 16) are increasingly over stimulated by the use of electronic gadgets like MP3 players, iPods, iTouches, Smartphones, or gaming devices like Nintendo DS, Gameboy, and more. And like their adult counterparts, children have become electronic multi-taskers—surfing the Web while text messaging their friends, listening to music, and watching TV. Statistics show that 8 to 18 year olds devote a little more than seven and a half hours a day using entertainment media. So, whatever happened to

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