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Surgeon General Demands Warning Label on Social Media Apps

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy emphasizes the urgent need for warning labels on social media apps, akin to those on cigarettes and alcohol, due to their detrimental effects on children's mental health. Citing studies, Murthy highlights the doubled risk of depression in teens spending excessive time on social media.


Murthy urges parental vigilance and legislative measures, advocating for restrictions on social media use until children reach high school. States like Florida and New York are already taking steps, but Murthy stresses the necessity of collective action to safeguard children's mental well-being in an increasingly digital age. Read more from CNN here.