The Mediatrician Speaks – Talking to Teens about Distracted Driving

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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 the dangers of driving while texting and the importance of talking to teens about distracted driving before they get behind the wheel. For more information and to submit… Read more »

The Mediatrician Speaks – Get out and get active!

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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 the health benefits of active play and family time as well as how to encourage kids to integrate physical activity into their daily lives.For more information and… Read more »

The Mediatrician Speaks – Make a “Medialution” for 2015

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Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and The Harvard School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. In this episode, the Mediatrician discusses the importance of using media mindfully and encourages everyone to make a healthy media resolution, or “medialution” for 2015. You can share your medialution via social media by using #medialution…. Read more »

The Mediatrician Speaks: The 2014 Gift Guide from CMCH

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Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and The Harvard School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. In this episode, the Mediatrician discusses gift giving during the holidays and introduces the Center on Media and Child Health’s free Gift Guide for 2014! For more information and to download or view the… Read more »

The Mediatrician Speaks – Co-Viewing and Giving Thanks

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Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and The Harvard School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. In this episode, the Mediatrician discusses the holiday season and the benefits that can come from co-viewing media with children. For more information and to submit your questions please visit Ask the Mediatrician.

The Mediatrician Speaks – Halloween Season and Scary Media Content

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Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and The Harvard School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. He discusses making developmentally optimal choices for your child’s media use this Halloween season. For more information and to submit your questions please visit Ask the Mediatrician Transcript: Happy October! Many of you and… Read more »