Surgeon general calls for health warnings on social media for younger users

Written by on June 17, 2024

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(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. surgeon general called on Monday for social media platforms to include health warnings for younger users.

“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,” Vivek H. Murthy wrote in an op-ed published in The New York Times.

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ABC News’ Ahmad Hemingway contributed to this report.

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