Mass. doctor on surgeon general’s social media warning

by Erika Tarantal and Ben Simmoneau | WCVB Boston | May 23, 2023

Digital Wellness Lab founder and director Dr. Michael Rich comments on US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s recent advice on social media, on the Lab research he cited, and on how social media can exacerbate existing body image problems with which young people already have to contend.

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Surgeon General warns about social media and youth mental health

by Juli McDonald | CBS News | May 23, 2023

The Digital Wellness Lab’s work studying the health effects of the internet on youth is cited, and Director Dr. Michael Rich is quoted about efforts to help guide parents and to help companies make healthier products.

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