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Weekly News Roundup, December 4-10

Top issues making news this week include: The release of the CDC School Health Profiles report, an increase in abnormal levels of cholesterol in adolescents, research studying exercise time at school, and a rise in ADHD diagnoses in girls and Hispanic children. 
Posted: 12/10/2015 11:25:00 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, August 14–20

Top issues making news this week include: the spread of positive moods through networks of friends and the protective nature of friends against depression, rates of ADHD and prescription treatment, the impact of smoking on self-image, e-cigarettes, military kids, and protective eye gear.
Posted: 8/20/2015 2:47:59 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, July 17–23

Top issues making news this week include: an increase in 'very light' smoking in young woman, gaming in adolescents, chlamydia testing, cyberbulling, an increase in teens waiting to have sex, new state birth control legislation, the first case of long-term remission of HIV, and the first assessment for grieving youth. 
Posted: 7/24/2015 7:48:32 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, June 12–18

Top issues making news this week include: young adults access to insurance through healthcare.gov, support for a ban on powdered alcohol, rates of self-inflicted injuries in adolescents, legalization of medical marijuana and use in adolescents, mindfulness, and how teens may be misled by crisis pregnancy center websites.
Posted: 6/18/2015 5:25:06 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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