Media Health Matters

December 2016

A look back

2016 was a year filled with scientific breakthroughs, news, and questions about media use. From the American Academy of Pediatrics’ revision of its policy on children’s media use, to questions on how social media may have impacted the last presidential election – it is clear we are truly living in an exciting and challenging digital age. As we reflect back, we want to share with you some of our most popular posts from Ask the Mediatrician®: 

Ask the Mediatrician

I’m worried that my 6-year-old will be
picked on for the kiddie TV shows he watches.
What should I do?

Media Moment
Last minute holiday shopping? Our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide is here to help you find fun and healthy gifts for the kids and teens on your list!

New for 2017!

There are many exciting projects on the horizon for the Center on Media and Child Health! While this will be our final issue of
Media Health Matters
for the foreseeable future, we will be continuing to develop new and robust resources for parents and clinicians! Be sure to check back often,
Ask the Mediatrician
® and
contact us
with your feedback! We are excited for the direction we are going in 2017, and look forward to being on this journey with YOU! Happy New Year, and thank you for reading!