According to a report issued by the Pew Internet Project, 8 out of 10 Internet users are now going online to find health information. This growing demand is reflected in the traffic to all of the Akron Children’s Hospital social media platforms, including our YouTube channel.
The Internet has become a leading source of health information for families, and the Akron Children’s Hospital YouTube channel has been no exception. There have been 144,118 views of our videos in 2011, a 33 percent increase over our previous high set in 2010. And we still have a couple weeks left! As we look […]
In 2011, the viewers of Akron Children’s Hospital’s YouTube channel have moused their way to 95,882 views of our television commercials, health and wellness videos and media appearances, among other postings to the channel. The following is a list of the top 10 most-viewed health and wellness podcasts. 1. Vomiting and Diarrhea 2. Understanding Mitochondrial […]
We’re only three months into the year, but viewers at the Akron Children’s Hospital YouTube site are already playing favorites. To date, we’ve posted 22 Children’s Channel podcasts in 2011, covering a wide range of topics from brain injuries to bedwetting. Here are the five most viewed: 1. Understanding Mitochondrial Diseases – Bruce H. Cohen, […]
A YouTube search for “self-injury” returns 50 pages of results. And while some of these videos are educational, hundreds depict disturbingly graphic images of people injuring themselves, typically by cutting. This alarming trend is the focus of a study published in the March journal of Pediatrics. The study found that YouTube videos of self-injury are growing in […]