The Mediatrician Speaks – Healthy Sleep Schedules Before School Starts

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Mediatrician Speaks August 2015

Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. In this episode, the Mediatrician discusses the importance of getting children into healthy sleep schedules before school starts, including eliminating the use of blue-light emitting devices right before bed. For more information and… Read more »

July 2015

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Parents smiling at a toddler

Beat the Summer Slump – Exercise the Brain!

The Mediatrician Speaks – Make Real Life Social Connections this Summer

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Mediatrician Speaks Social Connection

Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. In this episode, the Mediatrician discusses what it means to connect with others, and how you and your family can spend time this summer enjoying each other’s company without media distractions. For more… Read more »

Since moving, my teen son spends a lot of time connecting with his old friends through media instead of making new friends – what should I do?

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Mexico Friends ATM

Q: Our family moved recently from the U.S. to Mexico for my husband’s job, and while most things have been transitioning smoothly, I am concerned that my 14-year-old son is spending too much time with screens and not enough time making friends. Since moving, he spends a lot of time Skyping or playing video games… Read more »