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Weekly News Roundup, June 3-9

Top issues making news this week include: A new report finds distracted driving as a large cause of teen car crashes, research suggests that  social media "likes" have a powerful effect on the teen brain, few young people at risk for STDs getting tested, findings that antidepressants don't work for most young patients, the USPSTF reaffirms syphilis screenings, and UNICEF launches a campaign on internet safety for adolescents. 
Posted: 6/13/2016 1:15:19 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, May 20-26

Top issues making news this week include: A call for fertility and sexual function counseling in at-risk pediatric populations, segregation found to be worsening in U.S. schools, alcohol intervention methods found to have limited effect among fraternity members, e-cigarette marketing linked to teen e-cigarette use, a new House bill could limit free school meals, and a teenage pregnancy strategy in England shows record results. 
Posted: 6/3/2016 8:19:16 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 8-14

Top issues making news this week include: Smoking rates stall among young Black Americans, sleep duration found to be related to risk behaviors among high school students, an increased risk of substance abuse in adolescents with mental disorders, obesity in teens raises risk of illness and death in middle age, the introduction of the Real Education of Healthy Youth Act in Congress, and the 2016 Shape of the Nation report on access to physical education in the U.S.
Posted: 4/14/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, February 12-18

Top issues making news this week include: An increase in the misuse of ADHD medication by young adults, an end to abstinence education in Obama's new budget proposal, WHO data on adolescent health in 41 countries, a new CDC initiative to prevent teen dating violence, and a free webinar on addressing the impact of childhood trauma. 
Posted: 2/22/2016 10:53:20 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, December 11-17

Top issues making news this week include: A decrease in teens driving drunk, MMWR's report on college sports-related injuries, rates of e-cigarette use in adolescents, a high rate of suicides on reservations, and a record low U.S. abortion rate. 
Posted: 12/17/2015 5:37:16 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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