media exposure

YouTube’s darker sideDo you talk to your pediatric patients about what they are watching on YouTube and other video sites? Maybe you should be.
Seeing movies with guns piques kids’ interest in using themChildren who view movies with gun violence are more interested in guns and violence than their peers who do not have this exposure, a recent experiment showed.
Mealtime TV use during infancy is likely to persistMore than one-third of families of 184 infants surveyed every 6 months during a 4-year period reported exposing their child to TV during meals.
5 ways media coverage can benefit your practiceSocial media is a great way to drive engagement from patients and word-of-mouth referrals. The same is true of the more conventional sources of media—local news, etc. The more you showcase your practice and skillset to your surrounding community, the more exposure your practice receives and the potential for new patients rises. This also helps to build you up as an expert in a specific area of eye care. 
Screen time and outdoor playtime affect sleep patternsA new study confirms that less screen time and more outdoor playtime are associated with better sleep in young children.
How have food ads switched targets?As manufacturers are criticized for advertising unhealthy foods to children, parents are becoming the new target—but at what cost?