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The Center on Media and Child Health is an interdisciplinary research center based at Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health. We strive to keep our blog up-to-date with the latest news and research on how media affect the physical, social, and... Full Bio
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New Article from CMCH's Dr. Michael Rich by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Our very own Mediatrician , Dr. Michael Rich, shared a thought-provoking editorial grounded in research in JAMA Pediatrics this week: " Movin ... Read on »
Advertising Overload by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health In our media-saturated world, we are exposed to a variety of advertisements online, on television, and on our mobile devices. Youth are espec ... Read on »
International Women's Day 2014 by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Tomorrow (March 8th) is International Women's Day, a day to celebrate the political and social achievements of women worldwide.This year's theme is In ... Read on »
Pediatric Obesity New to MeSH 2014 Update by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Every year, the U.S. National Library of Medicine updates its list of Medical Subject Headings, also known as MeSH descriptors. These descriptors are us ... Read on »
Reflecting on 2013 by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health With 2014 approaching, it is a good time to reflect on our research activities here at CMCH. Members of the CMCH team participated in a variety of activ ... Read on »
Media Interventions: New Studies in the Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health In addition to studying the effects of media, researchers also explore how new media interventions can be used to prevent, diagnose, or rehabilit ... Read on »
Media and Aggression: New Studies in the Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Violent media and aggression in youth is a prominent topic that draws a lot of attention and occasionally skepticism; however, scientific research has ... Read on »
Video Games: New Studies in the Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health   With the release of the Playstation 4 last week, and the upcoming release of the Xbox One this week, video gaming is as popular as ever. Thi ... Read on »
Youth, Sexuality, and Media: New Articles in the Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Youth sexual health and behavior is a broad research topic that can span several disciplines, and this week's articles are taken from journals in th ... Read on »
Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below! Affuso, O. et al. (2011). Validity of self-rep ... Read on »
Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below! Bailey, B.W. et al . (2011). Energy cost of exe ... Read on »
Internet Addiction: New studies in the CMCH Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health   Internet addiction expert and psychologist Kimberly Young first defined Internet addiction in 1998 as " an impulse-control disorder that does ... Read on »
Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below! Divecha, Z. et al. (2012). Tweeting about testing ... Read on »
Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below! Bellieni, C.V. et al. (2010). Distracting effe ... Read on »
Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below! Donovan, E. et al. (2013). Assessing the feasib ... Read on »
Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health What questions are researchers asking about children, media and health lately? Take a look at some of these studies. Andreassen, C.S., et al. (2012 ... Read on »
Latest Studies Added to the CMCH Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Check out some of these studies recently added to our database of research. Lin, M.P., et al. (2011). Prevalence and psychosocial risk factors asso ... Read on »
CMCH Partners With Youth for HIV Testing Awareness by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health 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 ... Read on »
Latest Studies Added to the CMCH Database of Research by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health We're hard at working adding new studies on media and child health to our database of research. Check out some of the latest! Bruce, A.L., et al. ( ... Read on »
Recently Added Studies on Children, Media, and Health by CMCH Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Check out some of the latest studies added to the CMCH Database of Research. Borzekowski, D.L.G., et al. (2010). The role of Kilimani Sesame in the ... Read on »