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May 24, 2023

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U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy issued a public advisory that made plain what a growing number of pediatricians, parents and scientists already know: Social media is a threat to our children’s mental and physical health.

May 11, 2023

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Legislators across the country are finally taking steps to protect children and teens online. The problem is that their efforts are really just attempts to plug holes in a dike.

Jan 28, 2023

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Urging civilians to refrain from watching the violent video of Tyre Nichols being killed.

Jan 4, 2023

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The need for media literacy education in schools

Oct 3, 2020

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Suicide is the second leading cause of death for children ages 10 to 14, who are online more than ever before. A center in New Mexico is working to change that.