A Steady Media Diet: Gulp

by Laura Beil | The Dallas Morning News | June 21, 2006

“Children now devour so much media that, for many, screens and earbuds have become as influential as parents and teachers. Some experts have even given these kids a name: Generation M.” Director of CMCH, Dr. Michael Rich , says “The approach we take is not that TV is bad, but that it is […]

Our Star-Struck Kids

by Thomson Dialog NewsEdge | TMC Net | June 18, 2006

“TV. Radio. Internet. They bombard our children with the latest news and gossip on their favorite celebrities. Experts question whether that’s healthy. Kids are estimated to get more than six hours of media exposure every day, according to Dr. Michael Rich , Director of CMCH. Where ‘The Partridge Family’ was on once […]

Body Image Presentation for Local School

by Editor | Weston Town Crier | June 15, 2006

“The Weston Middle School (MA) held its annual sixth-grade Health and Communications Forum at Regis College on June 5. This family-based, full day program is designed to foster communication between students, parents and teachers about a spectrum of health-related issues.” Julia Szymczak , a research assistant with Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment gave a presentation titled […]