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Today’s teens are often referred to as Digital Natives due to their upbringing immersed in technological tools including smartphones and social media, while most of us who provide healthcare for this group remain at best, digital immigrants.These technologies present both new opportunities and challenges to teens’ health, as well as their education and life experiences. 

Pediatricians can play a key role in helping teens and their families navigate critical issues such as balancing online and offline lives, as well as understand links between media and health.This issue of AM:STARS is meant to provide pediatricians with knowledge and updates so they feel prepared to have these conversations with patients and families in the busy clinical office setting.

Topics Include:
Problematic Internet Usage
Electronic Health Records
Online Safety
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