Family affairs with Susan Hetherington (Sesame St preparing
In a radio report on the Australian Broadcasting Company, CMCH was mentioned as a great resource for parents. Just in time for Halloween, they mentioned our advice to let kids enjoy Halloween but to be careful about eating lots of candy in front of the television or computer. Read the entire transcript here.
KidsHealth: A decade of answering ‘why?’
In an article about the the Nemours-sponsored website KidsHealth.org, CMCH program coordinator Lauren Rubenzahl was quoted. Read the whole article here.
Children’s TV Exposure Reaches ‘Startling’ Levels, Study Fin
The Huffington Post posted a news article of a much talked-about new study published in the journal Pediatrics, which found that children are exposed to much more television than you might think, as background television noise is often present in their homes. They interviewed CMCH Director Michael Rich, MD, who noted that it may seem benign, but having the television on while attempting to bond with newborns or do other activities does have an effect on the child.
Read the article here.