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  • Pinterest Doing Right By The Planet According To 2024 ESG Impact Report

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    Aimee Edwards

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    B&T

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    Pinterest’s founding committment to the Inspired Internet Pledge, an initiative of the Digital Wellness Lab, is featured.

    Get the whole story at B&T.

  • Kids’ screen time can be a positive, pediatrician says

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    Jennifer A. Kingson, Joseph Gallivan

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    Axios

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    The Digital Wellness Lab’s director, Dr. Michael Rich, advises a calm and reasoned approach to developing best practices regarding kids and screen media.

    Get the whole story at Axios.

  • Parenting in the Smartphone Era: Striking a Balance Between Screen Time and Free Play

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    shiwangi

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    Davidson News

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    The screen media tips of Digital Wellness Lab founder Dr. Michael Rich are highlighted.

    Get the whole story at Davidson News.

  • How to get your kids to put their phones down this summer

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    Jennifer Jolly

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    USA Today

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    Dr. Michael Rich of the Digital Wellness Lab provides in-depth advice so parents can be less anxious and guilty and more comfortable helping kids find healthy, balanced approaches to technology and digital media.

    Get the whole story at USA Today.

  • The 5 M’s of digital wellness: Tips to keep your kids from constant online scrolling

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    Grace Springer

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    The Canton Repository

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    Nicole Powell, Clinical Research Specialist at the Digital Wellness Lab, presents to parents on how help their kids to develop good digital habits.

    Get the whole story at The Canton Repository.

  • School’s out, and the kids are bored. That’s not necessarily a bad thing

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    Genaro C. Armas

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    The Journal-Courier

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    Dr. Michael Rich, founder of the Digital Wellness Lab, explains the developmental benefits of boredom.

    Get the whole story at The Journal-Courier .

  • New National Survey and Listening Sessions Reveal Parents’ Mindsets on the Internet and Digital Media

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    Heidi May Wilson

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    National PTA

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    The Digital Wellness Lab’s pulse survey, Adolescent Media Use: Attitudes, Effects, and Online Experiences, is referenced, highlighting that parents and kids may well have different perspectives on tech use.

    Get the whole story at National PTA.

  • Don’t stress about kids’ screen time, leading pediatrician says

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    Jennifer A. Kingson

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    Axios

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    The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. Michael Rich provides a wealth of best practices to help kids learn to use smartphones as they need to while staying healthy and well.

    Get the whole story at Axios.

  • Summer brings social media conflicts for kids and families

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    WellSpan staff

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    WellSpan

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    Adolescents report body-image risks from their own social media use as elucidated by Adolescent Media Use: Attitudes, Effects, and Online Experiences, a Digital Wellness Lab pulse survey.

    Get the whole story at WellSpan.

  • Schools ban phones, but do the policies work?

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    Jennifer A. Kingson

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    Axios

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    Digital Wellness Lab director Dr. Michael Rich concurs that phones should not be active distractions in schools but points out that kids will need to learn to use phones in healthy ways as useful tools.

    Get the whole story at Axios.

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