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Put tobacco-style warnings on social media: US health official

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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Social media platforms should feature tobacco-style health warnings for adolescents, a top US government health official said Monday. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, in an essay published by The New York Times, called social media “an important contributor” to a sweeping mental health crisis among young people. “It is time to require a surgeon general’s warning label on social media platforms, stating that social media is associated with significant mental health harms for adolescents,” he wrote. Murthy said spending more than three hours a day on social media doubles the risk...

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