Jacqueline Boudreau Media Moment My #HalfTheStory - Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Jacqueline Boudreau, a student at the University of Southern California, shares her experience learning that social media posts often only tell part of the story. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways media intersect with the lives... Read more »

Online Comments How can I protect my child from inappropriate comments online? - Q: How do you deal with racism, vulgarity, and hatred found in comment sections, even on websites hosting material that is appropriate for my child like YouTube or educational coding websites? ~Troll Fighter, Grand Rapids, MI A: Dear TF, This is a great question, and one I’m sure anyone who has ever scrolled through an online... Read more »
Occoquan Pokemon Pokémon in Occoquan: A Love/Hate Relationship - Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Katy Nicholson, an NH native living in Northern Virginia and working for the marketing department of a public transportation agency, shares her experience with Pokémon Go in the tiny, historic town of Occoquan. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and... Read more »
2016 Summer Olympics The Mediatrician Speaks – 2016 Summer Olympics - Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. Here he discusses what it takes to be an Olympic athlete, the true spirit behind the games and how to watch the commercials about sports drinks and athletic shoes more critically. For more... Read more »
2016 CMCH Summer Guide The Mediatrician Speaks – 2016 Summer Guide - Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. He invites you to check out the 2016 Summer Guide for fun, healthy activities for kids of all ages. For more information and to submit your questions please visit Ask the Mediatrician.