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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, May 6-12

Top issues making news this week include: A study finds some teen girls coerced into pregnancy, child obesity rates drop in Canada, the FDA issues regulations on e-cigarettes, including banning sales to minors, the Lancet releases the report, Our Future: A Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing, and AAFP creates a series of webinars addressing the impact of head injuries in sports. 
Posted: 5/12/2016 2:14:43 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 29 - May 5

Top issues making news this week include: Skateboarding mishaps send 176 kids to the ER daily, rates of severe obesity among U.S. kids are still rising, teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist, TV advertisements influence teen's alcohol choice, new state laws for the under-21 ban on tobacco sales, and new resources from OAH for National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.
Posted: 5/5/2016 10:05:37 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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, April 8-14

Top issues making news this week include: Smoking rates stall among young Black Americans, sleep duration found to be related to risk behaviors among high school students, an increased risk of substance abuse in adolescents with mental disorders, obesity in teens raises risk of illness and death in middle age, the introduction of the Real Education of Healthy Youth Act in Congress, and the 2016 Shape of the Nation report on access to physical education in the U.S.
Posted: 4/14/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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