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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, 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, January 22-28

Top issues making news this week include: Teens affected by chronic fatigue syndrome, excess weight and its effects on puberty in boys, bans on solitary confinement of juveniles, a record low for Australian teen smoking rates, and a report on worldwide deaths of children and adolescents. 
Posted: 1/28/2016 10:22:28 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


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