An Inside Look at the Center’s New Look

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The history behind the Center on Media and Child Health’s logos: Atmosphere BBDO out of New York, now called Atmosphere Proximity, created the original logo of the Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) in 2004, thanks to the generous support of Advisory Board member, Andrew Robertson.  The logomark consisted of colored bars behind a… Read more »

How can research help you make everyday decisions?

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Dear Readers, I would like to share with you an editorial that I had the opportunity to author for JAMA-Pediatrics this week. I focus on the questions we face about our children’s use of media, which continue to be confusing, sometimes overwhelming, and often leave parents feeling guilty about their choices rather than with the… Read more »

The Mediatrician’s Top 10 Q&A’s of 2013!

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Dear Reader, Each week this year, you asked your most pressing questions about the effects of media on kids, and we answered. Here are the top 10 most-viewed Ask the Mediatrician answers from 2013: 1. How can I monitor my 12-year-old daughter’s use of Instagram? >Read 2. Is it ok to let my kids play with the iPad when I… Read more »

We gather together.

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Last Thanksgiving, we posted this piece about relfection and taking time to be together. We are reposting it in honor of this Thanksgiving. Enjoy! Thanksgiving is considered a time of reflection, giving thanks, family togetherness, and, of course, delicious food. But when all the toasts have been made, the plates cleared, and the leftovers tucked… Read more »