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Distracted Parenting

By Kerri Kreh Reda, M.P.H. I’m sure you have heard of distracted driving, but what about distracted parenting? For years there has been concern about children’s use of technology. Numerous studies point to health, behavior, and learning issues. But there is growing concern about the impact that parents’ technology use has on their children. Children […]

Flip Phone vs. Smart Phone: Is Less More?

By Maxine Roeper Cohen, M.S. I heard a very interesting news story on the car radio while I was driving to work the other day. A teenage girl in Westchester County had dropped and broken her smart phone. Instead of replacing it with another smart phone, she made the decision to buy a bright pink […]