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Weekly News Roundup, March 18-24

Top issues making news this week include: Depression and addiction found to be common among young transgender woman, high anxiety risk in adolescence linked to one gene, sleep-deprived teens found to have increased diabetes risk factors, schools use 'mindful eating' to help prevent eating disorders, the CDC releases guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain, and the WHO publishes its report on young people's health and well-being in Europe.
Posted: 3/29/2016 8:39:56 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, September 4-10

Top issues making news this week include: SAHM launches a new health vaccine education app for teens, lights from smartphones may lower sleep hormones, an increase in chewing tobacco use, an increase in child abuse and neglect in military families, high schoolers using e-cigarettes to vape marijuana, and a push for Meningitis B vaccines on college campuses. 
Posted: 9/10/2015 1:33:58 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, May 2–8

Top issues making news this week include: e-cigarette use as cessation aid, increase in ER visits, bullying of LGBT youth, fathers' influence on teen drinking habits, US birth rate, whooping cough vaccine, and laws on junk food in schools.
Posted: 5/8/2015 2:20:49 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, July 4–17

Top issues making news this week include:  World Population Day, sex education in India, teen drinking, children of same-sex couples, hookah use, e-cigarettes, TB rates worldwide, kids getting too much "screen time", texting while driving, emergency surgeries, clinical trials of a dengue vaccine, testicular cancer, school lunches, and the benefits of investing in sexual and reproductive health of 10 to 14 year olds.
Posted: 7/17/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, February 7–13

Top issues making news this week include: depressed teens and internet/video game use, teen stress and management, colleges and mental health, child euthanasia in Belgium, the HPV vaccine, caffeine intake, and the impact of violent video games.
Posted: 2/7/2014 9:31:38 AM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments


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