Is my child spending too much time online?

by Dr. Jennifer Arnold | Boston Children's Answers: Kids Health | February 27, 2023

In this digital age, many parents struggle with how to manage their child’s time online using social media, gaming or watching videos. In this episode, host Dr. Jennifer Arnold talks with special guest Dr. Michel Rich, Director of the Digital Wellness Lab and the Clinic for the Interactive Media and Internet Disorders at Boston Children’s Hospital. Together they offer practical advice and answers to common questions.

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How Much Screen Time is Too Much?

by Dr. Sanjay Gupta | CNN Chasing Life Podcast | February 21, 2023

Do you ever feel like you or your kids are spending way too much time on your phones? Have you ever caught yourself scrolling for hours on end? When so much of our lives center around our phones, it’s hard to know how much screen time is too much. For answers, Dr. Sanjay Gupta sits down with Dr. Michael Rich to talk about his unique approach to treating young patients with problematic media use.

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Digital Wellness

by Rasmus Lindhagen | Paint My Mind Podcast | February 17, 2023

Dr. Michael Rich discusses children’s and adolescents’ media use and the positive and negative implications for their health and development with Rasmus Lindhagen in this Sweden-based podcast. What are the negatives and positives when it comes to the use of screens and technology? How are children affected by it? What’s a better way of looking at it instead of “good or bad”? Can video games actually be helpful for certain skills? This and much more in this episode with Dr. Michael Rich.

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