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The Mediatrician® is coming to Newton. Don’t be afraid. The Mediatrician® is Dr. Michael Rich and he is the Director of the Center on Media and Child Health at Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Rich will speak about strategies and tips for managing a child’s use of technology. He will speak about the positive and negative effects of technology on children and teens. We are bombarded with tools and gadgets including cell phones, tablets, computers, television and more. Don’t you wonder how all this impacts our young people and our future?

Date: May 8, 2013
Time: 7-8:15 p.m.
Location: Newton North High School Auditorium

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This even is co-sponsored this by the PTOs from Bigelow, Cabot, Day, Peirce, Newton North, and by The Newton Partnership. Another example of outstanding community participation in Newton, MA!

CMCH is a non-profit organization supported in part by the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, Comcast, Google, The Stuart Family Foundation, The Norlien Foundation, Cisco, and other generous donors.

For more information, go to http://cmch.typepad.com/mediatrician/.