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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 13-19

Top issues making news this week include: Lower risks of breast cancer for teens who eat lots of fruit, almost 1 million more kids insured since the ACA was implemented, digital multitasking found to decrease standardized test scores in adolescents, the Obama administration directs public schools to allow transgender access to restrooms, and an upcoming webinar on marijuana use during adolescence. 
Posted: 5/23/2016 3:04:47 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, February 26-March 3

Top issues making news this week include: Brain cancer concerns among teens and young adults, the majority of young men not knowing about emergency contraception, pricier football helmets found to offer no extra protection, San Francisco raises smoking age to 21, and a new vaginal ring for HIV protection. 
Posted: 3/4/2016 9:41:54 AM 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, October 23-29

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccination trends for boys, a rise in flavored tobacco products, tripled rates of ADHD in foster care, and new AAP policy statements on youth football injuries, e-cigarettes, a new smoking age, and climate change protections for children. 
Posted: 11/2/2015 8:55:12 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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