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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, 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, January 29 - February 4

Top issues making news this week include: SAHM's position paper on emergency contraception in developing countries, breakthrough findings on the cause of schizophrenia, an increase in teen fiber intake found to lower breast cancer risk, depressed teens not getting needed treatment, and the newly released 2016 immunization schedules. 
Posted: 2/4/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, September 11-17

Top issues making news this week include: the impact of chronic fatigue syndrome, a decrease in teen alcohol and prescription drug abuse, the effect of short lunch periods, the silver lining of peer pressure, pesticide risk, and the link between energy drinks and traumatic brain injury. 
Posted: 9/17/2015 1:01:02 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 24–May 1

Top issues making news this week include: risks of youth e-cigarette and alcohol use, IUD satisfaction in young women, child abuse screening guidelines, teen depression and anxiety, the impact of texting and driving laws, and the HPV vaccine.
Posted: 5/1/2015 6:08:14 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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