Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics:
Bell, R.A., Cassady, D., Culp, J., Alcalay, R. (2009). Frequency and types of foods advertised on Saturday morning and weekday afternoon English- and Spanish-Language American television programs. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 41(6), 406-413.
- This study explores food advertised on networks serving children and youth, and to compare ads on English-language networks with ads on Spanish networks.
Duke, J.C. et al. (2009). Increasing youths' exposure to a tobacco prevention media campaign in rural and low-population-density communities. American Journal of Public Health, 99(12), 2210-2216.
- We examined the effectiveness of a program to increase exposure to national "truth" tobacco counter-marketing messages among youths in rural and low-population-density communities.
Lingas, E.O., Dorfman, L. & Bukofzer, E. (2009). Nutrition content of food and beverage products on Web Sites popular with children. American Journal of Public Health, 99(S3), S587-S592.
- This study assessed the nutritional quality of branded food and beverage products advertised on 28 Web sites popular with children.
Mhurchu, C.N., Roberts, V., Maddison, R., Dorey, E., Jiang, Y., Jull, A. & Tin, S. T. (2009). Effect of electronic time monitors on children's television watching: Pilot trial of a home-based intervention. Preventive Medicine, 49(5), 413-417.
- This study evaluated the feasibility (recruitment, retention, and acceptability) and preliminary efficacy of a six-week home-based electronic time monitor intervention on New Zealand children's television watching in 2008.
Suris, J.C., Akré, C., Berchtold, A., Bélanger, R.E., Pierre-André Michaud , P.A. (2009). Chronically connected? Internet use among adolescents with chronic conditions. Journal of Adolescent Health, Available Online 02 November.
- This study evaluates Internet use among adolescents with chronic conditions.
Use the free CMCH Database of Research to find other studies on children, media, and health.