Child's hands typing on a laptop CMCH and Digital Trust Partnership - The Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) has received a grant from the Digital Trust Foundation for a project within the foundation’s Privacy Education for Youth initiative. Led by a team of researchers at CMCH, the Privacy is as Privacy Does: Bringing Evidence-Based Behavior Change Strategy to Digital Safety report will provide a solid,... Read more »

Teen standing and reflecting Teens Teach Doctors about Cystic Fibrosis through Video - A new study published in Patient Experience Journal, co-authored by Susan Horky, Laura E. Sherman, and two CMCH team members, Julie Polvinen and Dr. Michael Rich, describes using video narratives to learn about the illness experience of teens with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). According to this study, patients are the experts on living with illness and... Read more »
A healthcare professional showing a child an iPad Be a Health Literacy Hero! - You may be asking yourself, “What is health literacy, and what in the world is a health literacy hero?” In short, health literacy happens only when a patient (and/or caregiver), and a health care provider truly understand one another; when there are no lingering doubts and no questions left unspoken or unanswered. In reality, there... Read more »
Little girl washing hands in a sink International Infection Prevention Week, October 19-25 - There’s a recognizable chill in the air, a crisp breeze ruffles your collar, and the leaves on the trees are changing colors. This can only mean one thing: fall is here, and winter is around the corner with flu season hot on its heels. It’s natural that our minds turn to infection prevention, in preparation... Read more »
fruitandveggies Children’s Food Choices and Media Research - September is Fruits & Veggies More Matters®. FVMM is a health initiative that aims to help Americans, adults and children alike improve their health by increasing produce consumption. FVMM collaborates with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to educate consumers about the health advantages of fruits and vegetables, and to provide tips and tools for... Read more »