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Violent television may make children more susceptible to advertising messages

November 18, 2014

A study by a University of Wisconsin–Madison journalism researcher has found that children who watch television shows with action or violence are more susceptible to messages in the advertisements shown during the programs.

Immigrant Justice Clinic gets creative to meet the needs of children facing deportation

October 2, 2014

Since last October, the U.S. Border Patrol has apprehended more than 60,000 Central American children who crossed the nation’s southern border on their own.

Ideas for addressing Internet safety with your teen

October 8, 2013

Condensed from the book “Sex, Drugs ‘n Facebook: a Parent’s Toolkit,” written by former UW School of Medicine and Public Health researcher Megan Moreno and co-authored by 23 of the school’s residents and students from a variety of backgrounds.