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For the children's sake, put down that smartphone Published: April 21, 2014

Dr. Jenny Radesky is a pediatrician specializing in child development. When she worked at a clinic in a high tech savvy Seattle neighborhood Radesky started noticing how often parents ignored their kids in favor of a mobile device, NPR reports.

She remembers a mother placing her phone in the stroller between herself and the baby. "The baby was making faces and smiling at the mom," Radesky says, and the mom wasn't picking up any of it; she was just watching a YouTube video."

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