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Weekly News Roundup, March 25-31

Top issues making news this week include: Findings that suggest teens with autism are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, why pediatricians care so much about the Supreme Court birth control case, new FDA guidelines ease access to abortion drug, AHRQ releases national data on mental and substance use among hospitalized teenagers, and the CDC provides resources for STD Awareness Month. 
Posted: 3/31/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, March 11-17

Top issues making news this week include: Changes in heart activity found to be linked to epilepsy, a decline in condom use for teen girls who opt for IUDs over the pill, a WHO report finding that British teenagers are the least satisfied in the western world, CVS reports spending $50 million on antismoking program aimed at youth, and a new bill passes in the senate to combat drug abuse. 
Posted: 3/24/2016 11:16:26 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, January 1-7

Top issues making news this week include: CDC finds e-cigarette ads linked to increased use by youth; new executive actions to reduce gun violence; the FDA acts to ban tanning beds for minors; and 1 in 3 adolescents report back pain.
Posted: 1/7/2016 3:34:42 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, December 4-10

Top issues making news this week include: The release of the CDC School Health Profiles report, an increase in abnormal levels of cholesterol in adolescents, research studying exercise time at school, and a rise in ADHD diagnoses in girls and Hispanic children. 
Posted: 12/10/2015 11:25:00 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, November 6-12

Top issues making news this week include: An increase in antibiotic resistant gonorrhea, improvements in obese teens' health after stomach bypass surgery, a ban on child marriage in Guatemala, an increase in 'sexting' among teens, and two adolescent vaccination webinars.
Posted: 11/12/2015 10:48:08 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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