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Weekly News Roundup, January 1-7

Top issues making news this week include: CDC finds e-cigarette ads linked to increased use by youth; new executive actions to reduce gun violence; the FDA acts to ban tanning beds for minors; and 1 in 3 adolescents report back pain.
Posted: 1/7/2016 3:34:42 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, May 29–June 4

Top issues making news this week include: 2015 STD treatment guidelines, teen driving, anti-vaccine sentiment in parents and doctor training to address vaccine issues with parents, inactivity and obesity, ADHD, rates of HIV testing in young Americans, and the impact of online searches on teen health habits.
Posted: 6/4/2015 5:09:18 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, September 19–25

Top issues making news this week include: flu shots, cyberbullying, use of inclusive language with LGBT teens, risks associated with younger age at first drink, obesity and weight loss, family therapy for treating anorexia, the influence of norms on teen sex activity, the impact of lack of sleep on academic performance, CHIP, and HIV treatment among diagnosed men who have sex with men.
Posted: 9/25/2014 4:52:33 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, September 12–18

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccination knowledge and uptake, bullying, the use of Botox by young adults, the long-term impact of mentoring, pediatricians not talking to teens about sex, male access to emergency contraception, sexual minority youth, marijuana use, ADHD, the impact of poverty on obesity, emergency room visits, and body image issues in young females.
Posted: 9/18/2014 6:50:18 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, August 22–28

Top issues making news this week include: new HPV vaccination recommendations from ACIP, health care transition resources, a WHO report on the dangers of e-cigarettes for adolescents as well as a statement by the American Heart Association and new research from the CDC, recommendations for diagnosing disabilities, mental health counseling, alcohol, the high prevalence of unsafe skin-protection practices, and the AAP recommendation that teens need a later start to school days.
Posted: 8/28/2014 4:57:04 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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