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Weekly News Roundup, April 15-21

Top issues making news this week include: CDC report on tobacco use among middle and high school students, findings that cognitive behavioral therapy may help depressed teens, eating disorders found to be more common in schools where girls predominate, an investigation of when youth should start playing football, and a U.N. study finds a widening gap between poor and richer children in wealthier countries. 
Posted: 4/26/2016 10:03:19 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, January 8-14

Top issues making news this week include: Low rates of STD testing in teen sexual assault victims, decreases in well-child checkups, increases in sport injuries in the ER, secondhand smoke exposure in teens, birth control without seeing a doctor in oregon, AAP support of obama's efforts to reduce gun violence, and NCAA guidelines for mental health of college athletes.

Posted: 1/14/2016 3:44:31 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, November 27 - December 3

Top issues making news this week include: An increase in cervical cancer detection linked to the ACA, rates of drug overdoes soaring among U.S. youth, increases in adolecent HIV rates around the globe, ADHD drugs affecting kids' sleep, and new resources of obesity prevention and education. 
Posted: 12/3/2015 11:09:26 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, August 14–20

Top issues making news this week include: the spread of positive moods through networks of friends and the protective nature of friends against depression, rates of ADHD and prescription treatment, the impact of smoking on self-image, e-cigarettes, military kids, and protective eye gear.
Posted: 8/20/2015 2:47:59 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, June 26–July 2

Top issues making news this week include: exposure to violence, health effects of sugary drinks, antipsychotics, HIV risk and secondary schooling, and the relationship between unsafe sex and obesity in adolescent girls.
Posted: 7/3/2015 9:59:01 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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