Explore the latest in media and youth from The JAMA Network, including advances in understanding effects of media exposure on child and adolescent health.
This Viewpoint outlines parental disclosure of information about their children on social media and the importance of maintaining child privacy.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines whether there is an association between use of cell phones and tablet devices in the sleep environment and sleep outcomes in children and adolescents.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effectiveness of a binocular iPad adventure game as amblyopia treatment and compares the binocular treatment with patching.
This noninferiority randomized clinical trial compares the use of a binocular iPad game with patching in children with amblyopia.
This study examines associations between the social-emotional development of toddlers and mobile media use in a sample of parent-toddler dyads.
This Viewpoint discusses the need for pediatricians to be prepared to address the psychosocial needs of children after violent public events.
This cohort study assesses whether adiposity, physical activity, fitness, and screen time affect insulin dynamics over 2 years in children with a family history of obesity.
This Viewpoint discusses factors that contribute to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder diagnoses.
This Viewpoint reviews both the opportunities and the challenges of using social media to obtain condition-specific, patient-reported data.
This population-based survey of adolescents in grades 9 to 12 reports on the effectiveness of antibullying legislation in reducing students’ risk of being bullied and cyberbullied.
This randomized clinical trial determines that, although Internet-based acne education using automated counseling is not superior to standard-website education in improving acne severity and quality of life among adolescents, a greater proportion of participants who viewed the automated-counseling website reported having maintained or adopted a recommended anti-acne skin care regimen.
This scoping review shows a consistent association across studies between cyberbullying and depression among children and adolescents; however, evidence of the effect of cyberbullying on other mental health conditions is inconsistent.
This prospective population-based study of children and adolescents demonstrated that participation in sports could be a way to avoid the known decrease in moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity during childhood and young adulthood.
This study cross-sectional study reports that minors are easily able to purchase electronic cigarettes from the Internet because of an absence of age verification measures used by Internet electronic cigarette vendors and that federal law should require and enforce rigorous age verification for all electronic cigarette sales.
Surveys conducted in 2011 and 2013 and involving 2541 US adolescents 15 to 23 years of age at baseline examine the reach of television alcohol advertising and its effect on drinking among underage youth.
This review discusses the history of electronic cigarettes, user demographics, known health effects, and current legislative efforts to protect minors from exposure.