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Weekly News Roundup, June 17-23

Top issues making news this week include: A study finds teen obesity may lead to liver disease later, 2 million young people affected by concussions every year, the Senate rejects four gun-control measures, the AMA recommends later school start times, and a webinar on new research regarding LGBTQ youth and the justice system.
Posted: 6/23/2016 1:45:53 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, June 10-16

Top issues making news this week include: Racial disparities persist even as school suspensions decrease, trauma in childhood linked to drug use in adolescents, teen smoking decreases while e-cigarette use rises, multiple medical professional organizations renew their call for Congress to lift ban on gun research, and the CDC's 2015 National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey is released. 
Posted: 6/23/2016 1:11:36 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, June 3-9

Top issues making news this week include: A new report finds distracted driving as a large cause of teen car crashes, research suggests that  social media "likes" have a powerful effect on the teen brain, few young people at risk for STDs getting tested, findings that antidepressants don't work for most young patients, the USPSTF reaffirms syphilis screenings, and UNICEF launches a campaign on internet safety for adolescents. 
Posted: 6/13/2016 1:15:19 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, May 27 - June 2

Top issues making news this week include: Possible hormone found to be linked to teenage obesity, a study of girls' early puberty and breast development tied to depression, teen births decline again, a report on ways to improve healthcare for trans youth, and resources to connect youth to work experiences.
Posted: 6/3/2016 9:09:40 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, May 20-26

Top issues making news this week include: A call for fertility and sexual function counseling in at-risk pediatric populations, segregation found to be worsening in U.S. schools, alcohol intervention methods found to have limited effect among fraternity members, e-cigarette marketing linked to teen e-cigarette use, a new House bill could limit free school meals, and a teenage pregnancy strategy in England shows record results. 
Posted: 6/3/2016 8:19:16 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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