TV and Computer Games Blamed for Return of Rickets

TV and Computer Games Blamed for Return of Rickets

The hours children spend indoors playing computer games or watching television may be to blame for a resurgence of rickets, *The Times *of London revealed Friday.

The hours children spend indoors playing computer games or watching television may be to blame for a resurgence of rickets, *The Times *of London revealed Friday.
Scientists say that rickets is becoming “disturbingly common” among British children. The disease is caused by chronic vitamin D deficiencies, which can be triggered by long periods out of natural sunlight and a poor diet.

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