Family affairs with Susan Hetherington (Sesame St preparing

by Spencer Howson | ABC 612 Brisbane | October 31, 2012

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.
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Children’s TV Exposure Reaches ‘Startling’ Levels, Study Fin

by Catherine Pearson | The Huffington Post | October 1, 2012

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.

Read the full article at The Huffington Post.