The Mediatrician Speaks – May is Mental Health Month!

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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 talks about May being National Mental Health Month and encourages us to do activities we enjoy. He also discusses how to boost our happiness by balancing our tech… Read more »

A Thank You Letter to The Mediatrician

Posted under Ask the Mediatrician, Media Moments.

Dear friends, I recently received an email that touched my heart and refreshed and reinforced my love and the CMCH team’s love for the work that we do every day. The Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) is dedicated to helping children and those who care for them use media and technology in ways… Read more »

CMCH Medialutions

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The New Year is symbolic of new beginnings, opportunities and chances to start fresh! To celebrate 2016, each member of the CMCH team came up with a “medialution”, a resolution involving media that s/he hopes to accomplish throughout the year. We hope that our medialutions will inspire YOU and your family to come up with… Read more »

Media Moment: Screaming at the Screen

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! In this post, Kristelle Lavallee, CMCH’s Content Strategist, shares how an experience one Halloween night affected her current work creating resources for parents. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways media intersect with the lives of children. Please… Read more »

The Mediatrician Speaks – Stereotypes in the Media

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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 stereotypes in the media. He also talks about how to teach children to understand and recognize these oversimplified and often incorrect portrayals of people when they see… Read more »