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Weekly News Roundup, April 29 - May 5

Top issues making news this week include: Skateboarding mishaps send 176 kids to the ER daily, rates of severe obesity among U.S. kids are still rising, teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist, TV advertisements influence teen's alcohol choice, new state laws for the under-21 ban on tobacco sales, and new resources from OAH for National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.
Posted: 5/5/2016 10:05:37 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 10–16

Top issues making news this week include: confidentiality care, health insurance, and EHRS, melanoma, the impact of alcohol in the movies on teen drinking, HPV vaccines for men to reduce the costs of treating throat cancer, and bullying of LBGTQ youth by their parents.
Posted: 4/16/2015 8:34:36 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: LARC use by adolescents, bronchiolitis guidelines, pregnant girls banned from attending school in Sierra Leone, the decline in fatal crashes involving teens, the link between family stress and obesity, and social media and technology use in teens.
Posted: 4/9/2015 5:44:35 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, March 6–12

Top issues making news this week include: powdered alcohol, global prevalence of sexual violence against women, sugary drinks, health disparities in chronic illness and in smoking, misuse of ADHD medicines, and the widening gap between rural and urban youth suicide rates.
Posted: 3/12/2015 7:40:43 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, February 28–March 5

Top issues making news this week include: heart risk in obese children, rates of dating violence among adolescents, screening for ADHD and celiac disease, factors that impact exercise and the influence coping skills on heart health, teen suicides, and access to e-cigarettes despite regulation.
Posted: 3/7/2015 2:57:13 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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