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Our very own Mediatrician, Dr. Michael Rich, shared a thought-provoking editorial grounded in research in JAMA Pediatrics this week: “Moving from child advocacy to evidence-based care for digital natives.” In this piece. Dr. Rich emphasizes the importance of ongoing scientific investigation to help guide the reccomendations of healthcare professionals and experts in the field. Additionally, Dr. Rich calls for a balanced approach to the research, suggesting that we investigate “how media users are affected, positively as well as negatively, rather than focusing exclusively on harm.”

Below are a few of the studies in our Database of Research that Dr. Rich cites in his article.

 

 

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