CMCH Director in Washington Post

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Writer Amy Alexander interviewed CMCH Director, Dr. Michael Rich, about the ambivalence most parents today feel for technology.  They know their kids are using it constantly and that technological knowledge can help them get ahead, but still, it makes some parents uneasy.  Read the full story in this Washington Post article "Moms vs. the Machines."

CMCH Director on World News Tonight

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Tonight, September 14th, CMCH Director Dr. Michael Rich will appear on World News Tonight to comment on the Montreal shooting.  The broadcast will air at 6:30 pm on ABC. 

CMCH Scientists Publish Guidance for Pediatricians

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Two CMCH scientists, Dr. Marie Evans Schmidt and Dr. Michael Rich, have published an article titled "Media and child health: Pediatric care and anticipatory guidance for the information age" in the most recent issue of Pediatrics in Review.  After reviewing the history of media effects research, they recommend that pediatricians take four action steps: Inquire… Read more »

Can You Hear Me Now?

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Cell phones are everywhere it seems.  At the same time they are getting smaller they are also capable of doing more things.  From doubling as an MP3 player and camera to playing videos and keeping you updated on the baseball scores, cell phones are quickly becoming a vehicle for television, music and advertising.  So what… Read more »

About CMCH and the CMCH Blog

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After a year of listening to my colleagues in other libraries rave about their blogs, I decided it was time for CMCH to join the crowd.  Welcome to our brand-new blog!  The Center on Media and Child Health is a project of Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health.  We… Read more »