Teens and Video Games: How Much Is Too Much?

LiveScience:

The gamer community had a near-miss this week in Ohio, when a 15-year-old boy collapsed after playing “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3″ for up to five days straight.

The Columbus teen was rushed to the hospital with severe dehydration, where he recovered, according to a report from TV station WCMH on Aug. 7.

Players who delve too deeply into their electronic worlds can face various health risks, ranging from deep vein thrombosis, or blood clots, to severe dehydration.

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