How to help your teen balance screen time in a virtual world

The new school year is here — and it may look a little different. Teens are gearing up for more homework, more papers, and especially this year, more screen time. As of March 2020, teen use of apps and digital services is up 70% in the U.S.(1), and 70% of kids ages 12 to 15 get more than the recommended hours of screen time per day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With screen time ever-increasing, teens are exposed to more blue light, which are high-energy wavelengths…