CMCH wishes Lauren Rubenzahl all the best!

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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 »

CMCH and Digital Trust Partnership

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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 »

Teens Teach Doctors about Cystic Fibrosis through Video

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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 »

Welcome to the new Research Blog!

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As the end of summer draws near, we are saying goodbye to the old CMCH website and logo, and settling into our new home here at cmch.tv. We have a fresh new look that will work across all of your devices, and our content has been updated with even more evidence to support healthy media… Read more »

CMCH Partners With Youth for HIV Testing Awareness

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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 »

CMCH Researchers Publish New Study in Pediatrics

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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 »

What Else Does CMCH Have To Offer?

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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 »

CMCH Database of Research Survey

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At CMCH, we are working hard to make the Database of Research (DoR) a valuable resource for researchers, media and health-related organizations. The DoR is a digital “library” that collects scholarly research on how media affect the physical, social and emotional health of children. The research included in the DoR comes from many different disciplines including medicine,… Read more »

We want to know what YOU want to know!

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If you haven’t seen it yet, we are now offering a free service called Ask the Mediatrician.  CMCH Director Dr. Michael Rich (pediatrician, parent, and former filmmaker) answers questions about media and kids’ health. We want to know what YOU want to know!  Send your question to cmch@childrens.harvard.edu today! Here are some recent questions: Is… Read more »