A team of youth led by CMCH's David Bickham, PhD, and Yulin Hswen, MPH, recently created a PSA urging young people to get tested for HIV. Since research shows that 13- to 24-year-olds are the group of Americans least likely to know they are infected with the virus, the video comes at a good time… Read more »
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CMCH authors published an article in the April 8 online edition of Pediatrics. Led by David Bickham, PhD, and CMCH Director Michael Rich, MD, MPH, our researchers looked at screen media usage in 13-, 14-, and 15-year-olds by having the teens keep 24-hour time-use diaries and report at random moments throughout their day what activities… Read more »
Dear Reader, In honor of the Center on Media and Child Health’s 10th year, we would like to introduce you to some of the people who make Center’s work possible. Each month in 2013, we’ll profile a different member of the CMCH team so that you can learn a little more about us, the work… Read more »
We love finding new ways to connect with you. If you'd like to know what else we're up to, check thsi out: The CMCH Twitter account connects with other organizations and individuals and lets you know what we and others are up to. We love making new friends! The CMCH staff are always up to… Read more »
We cordially invite you to join us on Wednesday April 11th 2012 for a screening of the documentary The Fuel that Keeps Us Going, created by seven youth peer leaders from Martha Eliot Health Center (MEHC). Through a 10-week program facilitated by the Center on Media and Child Health at Children's Hospital Boston, MEHC peer… Read more »
The CMCH Database of Research (DoR) can be searched using three different tools: Advanced Search, Guided Search, and Browse by CMCH Subject. Today were are going to explore the Advanced Search function and try out an example search for violence and video games. Step One: Go to the CMCH DoR Advanced Search page. Here you… Read more »
Each week this year, you asked our Mediatrician, Dr. Michael Rich, your most pressing questions about the effects of media on kids, and he answered! Here are the top 10 most-viewed Ask the Mediatrician Q&As from 2011: 1. When should I talk to my girls about media and body image? 2. Are 3D video games safe… Read more »
Each week this year, you asked our Mediatrician, Dr. Michael Rich, your most pressing questions about the effects of media on kids, and he answered! Here are the top 10 most-viewed Ask the Mediatrician Q&As of 2010.
In the past few months, we at CMCH have added several new information services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Ask the Mediatrician to help keep you updated about the latest news and research on media and children's health. We are changing things around a bit, so that this blog will focus primarily on resources for… Read more »
Dr. Michael Rich, The Mediatrician® answers your questions about media and kids’ health.