The AAP Social Media Clinical Report: what it’s really about

By now you’ve seen all the headlines about last spring's new AAP clinical report and “Facebook Depression”. I’m sure those sound bytes and headlines caused you to stop your channel surfing and click on a webpage or two, which created a firestorm of media buzz. Unfortunately, it also created a great deal of confusion that I’m certain I can help with. How can I be so certain? Because I’m the lead … [Read more...]

New Facebook Changes: helpful or annoying?

Like many of you, I woke up today with an interesting email from Facebook that immediately grabbed my attention, in a good way:         The euphoria was not to last long, though. Checking Facebook shortly after I was done with email, I found myself scratching my head. Instead of the usual newsfeed was a new format which I found rather cumbersome. The folks I wanted to … [Read more...]

Frontline Digital Nation BlogHer ’09

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Dr. Gwenn Is In Turns 5

Today, Dr. Gwenn Is In is 5 years old. I can hardly believe it. Seems like only yesterday I  sat to type my first blog post, not knowing at all what a blog truly was. Truly. I recall vividly sitting at lunch with a friend just shortly after Pediatrics Now was launched when he nonchauntly mentioned “You need a blog.” My response was a simple “Blog...what in the world is that?” Nearly 1000 posts, … [Read more...]