This week on Thrive: April 4-9

Here’s a quick look at what Thrive was up to last week:

Dafna Lemish, PHD, wrote a piece on an advertising campaign that has been accused of marketing tobacco to young girls.

Children’s Global Surgical team returned from a trip to Cange, Haiti, where they performed surgeries, wound care, general pediatrics and occupational and physical therapy. John Meara, MD, DMD, MBA, the hospital’s plastic-surgeon-in-chief, shares photographs and reflects on what was accomplished and what is still left to be done.

Health care reform could benefit teen mothers through increased home visits.

Louis Lee, MD, MPH offers tips on how to childproof your home.

Kimberly Barbas, BSN, RN, IBCLC, a lactation specialist at Children’s weighs in on a recently study on the financial benefits of breast feeding.

Lois Lee, MD, MPH was featured in a news story on proposed legislation that would place stricter age restrictions on ATV operation, and the shelf life of car seats.

Media expert Michael Rich, MD, MPH, director of the Center on Media and Child Health at Children’s, answers a question about how to talk to your kids about scary stories in the news.