Young boy showing his hands, with the words 'stop bulling' painted on them October is National Bullying Prevention Month - If you know a young person who has experienced bullying or cyberbullying, National Bullying Prevention Month is a great opportunity to share resources. PACER (Parents Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights), a non-profit parent training and information center, created National Bullying Prevention Month as a way to promote awareness of the issue. PACER provides a wealth... Read more »

A mother holding and soothing her son who looks sad and/or sick September is Pain Management Awareness Month - September is Pain Management Awareness Month. The American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) established this annual campaign in 2001 to raise awareness through mass media and public forums, and by forming a coalition to increase understanding within the health care community and among families struggling with pain management. Virtual reality headsets are often used to distract... Read more »
Young woman standing againt a blue sky looking into the distance CMCH wishes Lauren Rubenzahl all the best! - It’s the end of an era for CMCH: We are saying goodbye to our valued colleague and friend, Lauren Rubenzahl. For the past 8 years, Lauren has been an integral part of the CMCH team, making significant contributions to all aspects of our translation, investigation, and innovation initiatives. Lauren has been key in supporting the... Read more »
Child's hands typing on a laptop CMCH and Digital Trust Partnership - The Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) has received a grant from the Digital Trust Foundation for a project within the foundation’s Privacy Education for Youth initiative. Led by a team of researchers at CMCH, the Privacy is as Privacy Does: Bringing Evidence-Based Behavior Change Strategy to Digital Safety report will provide a solid,... Read more »
Teen standing and reflecting Teens Teach Doctors about Cystic Fibrosis through Video - A new study published in Patient Experience Journal, co-authored by Susan Horky, Laura E. Sherman, and two CMCH team members, Julie Polvinen and Dr. Michael Rich, describes using video narratives to learn about the illness experience of teens with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). According to this study, patients are the experts on living with illness and... Read more »