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Weekly News Roundup, June 17-23

Top issues making news this week include: A study finds teen obesity may lead to liver disease later, 2 million young people affected by concussions every year, the Senate rejects four gun-control measures, the AMA recommends later school start times, and a webinar on new research regarding LGBTQ youth and the justice system.
Posted: 6/23/2016 1:45:53 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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 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, April 15-21

Top issues making news this week include: CDC report on tobacco use among middle and high school students, findings that cognitive behavioral therapy may help depressed teens, eating disorders found to be more common in schools where girls predominate, an investigation of when youth should start playing football, and a U.N. study finds a widening gap between poor and richer children in wealthier countries. 
Posted: 4/26/2016 10:03:19 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 1-7

Top issues making news this week include: U.S. autism rate reported unchanged since 2010, a decrease in infection-related hospitalization among children and teens, a statement from doctors urging U.S. state and local facilities to ban solitary confinement for youth, protesters want Poland to abandon a plan to outlaw abortion completely, and resources available for National Youth Prevention Week.
Posted: 4/7/2016 10:45:11 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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