Toddlers Crazy About… Cell Phones?

by Gabriella Boston | The Washington Times | May 10, 2009

iPhone has come up with new applications developed for toddlers. Products such as Shape Builder and ABC Memory Match allow young children to make shapes by dragging and dropping digital puzzle pieces on the iPhone’s touch screen. CMCH Director, Dr. Michael Rich argues that playing with cell phones at such young age may “stifle […]

New Scooter Helps Kids Get Fit

by | PRWEB | May 5, 2009

Childhood obesity is a pressing health problem and pediatricians recommend that children engage in healthy eating habits and physical activity. Innovative toys, such as the recently launched Pumgo Scooter, can also help fight childhood obesity by encouraging outdoor physical activity. When it comes to dealing with childhood obesity, CMCH Director, Dr. Michael Rich […]

Teens Who Watch Adult Programming Have Sex Earlier

by | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | May 4, 2009

A new study recently presented at Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in Baltimore reveals that teens who watched adult-themed movies and television programming as children become sexually active at a younger age than their peers. According to Dr. David Bickham , Staff Scientist at CMCH and co-author of the study, adult entertainment deals with issues […]

Will Technology in the Classroom Change How Kids Learn?

by | Businessweek | May 1, 2009

CMCH Blog “Will Technology in the Classroom Change How Kids Learn?” was featured on Businessweek’s Technology in the Classroom, a blog which looks at stories and efforts by educators to use technology in the classroom. » See Full Story