CMCH Information Services – Which are right for you?

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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 »

CMCH En Español!

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Previously, we had one of our Spanish-speaking fans translate her experience with media and her grandson into English for us.  After she shared her story, we were determined to start offering CMCH materials in Spanish.  We are excited to announce the debut of another Parent Perspective from a Spanish-speaking parent.  Yessica talks about her experience… Read more »

Walk Like a Mediatrician

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Last Sunday CMCH represented Ask the MediatricianSM at the NSTAR Walk for Children’s Hospital Boston.  Though it poured in the morning, the weather cleared up for their 7 mile walk and all had a good time while talking up our new service!  Have you got a question for The MediatricianSM?  Go ahead and ask! If… Read more »

Got $10?

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Do you subscribe to our blog or newsletters?  Follow us on Twitter or Facebook?  Use the CMCH Database of Research?  If you find these free resources helpful, consider showing your appreciation by sponsoring the CMCH team in the NSTAR Walk for Children's Hospital Boston on June 14th!  Click here to donate to our team "Ask… Read more »

Tweeting It Up!

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CMCH has joined the world of Twitter!  Since there are so many stories about media and child health, we can’t possibly blog about them all.  We’re updating Twitter with the ones we can’t get to, so that you can all stay fresh on what’s new!  Click on the “follow” button to subscribe to our tweets…. Read more »

Does Gender Make a Difference When it Comes to Media?

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Dr. Dafna Lemish, Professor of Communication at Tel Aviv University, editor of the Journal of Children and Media, and visiting scholar at CMCH, was recently notified that she will be the recipient of the first Teresa Award for the Advancement of Feminist Scholarship. Lemish was chosen for her important contributions to the advancement of feminist… Read more »

Coffee and a Survey

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— Should my 10 year old be on Facebook?"— How can I talk to my daughter about the images of women she sees in teen magazines? We get questions from parents all the time about how to raise kids in the media age.  Instead of responding just to the person who asked, we thought everyone… Read more »

TV for Infants: Helpful, Harmful, or Neither?

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Parents are always looking to know what is best for their infants’ developing brains.  One question that often comes up is whether exposing children to TV will help them learn or prevent them from doing so. In this month’s issue of Pediatrics, CMCH researchers Dr. Marie Evans Schmidt and Dr. Michael Rich were part of… Read more »