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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, Februray 19-25

Top issues making news this week include: A new policy statement from SAHM and APP that addresses privacy concerns for adolescents, half of teens in the ER report peer violence and cyberbullying, a sharp decrease in HPV in teenager girls, a dangerous bill in South Dakota that is trying to segregate school bathrooms based on chromosomes and anatomy, and India works to change its decade-old reliance on female sterilization. 
Posted: 2/25/2016 10:11:12 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, February 12-18

Top issues making news this week include: An increase in the misuse of ADHD medication by young adults, an end to abstinence education in Obama's new budget proposal, WHO data on adolescent health in 41 countries, a new CDC initiative to prevent teen dating violence, and a free webinar on addressing the impact of childhood trauma. 
Posted: 2/22/2016 10:53:20 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, June 5–11

Top issues making news this week include: the meningitis B vaccine, the ACA, underage drinking rates, a rape prevention program, exercise, the affect of screen time on teenage bones, cyberbullying, and the HPV vaccine.
Posted: 6/12/2015 11:55:15 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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