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Likes, shares, followers, privacy, virality, misinformation, disinformation, connection, isolation, overuse, misuse, education, edutainment. How exactly does one parent healthy, well- adjusted, critically-thinking kids when this is what we face? How do parents successfully manage the influence of media in their children’s lives? The Mediatrician® is here to help!

Pediatrician, father, and filmmaker, Dr. Michael Rich, and his colleague, child development expert, Kristelle Lavallee, address these issues and YOUR questions to help educate your family and families everywhere about media’s powerful influence on the physical, mental, and emotional health of children. Listen in and join the conversation! No question is too complicated to unravel and rewire. No caregiver is alone in their questions. Get expert advice, recommendations for practical tools and help navigating our media-dominated culture.

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    • Health & Fitness

Likes, shares, followers, privacy, virality, misinformation, disinformation, connection, isolation, overuse, misuse, education, edutainment. How exactly does one parent healthy, well- adjusted, critically-thinking kids when this is what we face? How do parents successfully manage the influence of media in their children’s lives? The Mediatrician® is here to help!

Pediatrician, father, and filmmaker, Dr. Michael Rich, and his colleague, child development expert, Kristelle Lavallee, address these issues and YOUR questions to help educate your family and families everywhere about media’s powerful influence on the physical, mental, and emotional health of children. Listen in and join the conversation! No question is too complicated to unravel and rewire. No caregiver is alone in their questions. Get expert advice, recommendations for practical tools and help navigating our media-dominated culture.

Subscribe to the Ask The Mediatrician® podcast today!

    Teen Attracted to Torture?

    Teen Attracted to Torture?

    My 16-year-old loves online role-playing games with plots that involved torture.  Are there long-term risks we should know about? Should we now totally restrict his internet access? 
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    • 16 min
    STDs

    STDs

    Are dating apps just traps for STDs? 
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    • 12 min
    Suicide

    Suicide

    One of my daughter’s friends committed suicide. 
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    • 12 min
    Speech Delays

    Speech Delays

     | Is there a connection between TV watching and speech and communication delays in pre-schoolers?
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    • 9 min
    Help Me

    Help Me

    I don’t want to be on social media. Please help me. 
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    • 8 min
    CoD (Call of Duty)

    CoD (Call of Duty)

    My 10-year-old son was an avid skateboarder and baseball player until CoD arrived. I got rid of the game and now he is miserable. How long does it take to deprogram him? 
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    • 11 min

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