The health effects of media exposure

During these uncertain and rapidly changing times, many of us may find ourselves constantly checking the news and social media. However, prolonged and repeated exposure to such media may actually be harmful to our health. Dr. Wendy Slusser chats with Dr. Roxane Cohen Silver, Professor of Psychological Science, Medicine and Public Health at UC Irvine and the Associate Director of the UCI ADVANCE Program in the Office of Inclusive Excellence, about the public health consequences of media exposure.