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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, March 11-17

Top issues making news this week include: Changes in heart activity found to be linked to epilepsy, a decline in condom use for teen girls who opt for IUDs over the pill, a WHO report finding that British teenagers are the least satisfied in the western world, CVS reports spending $50 million on antismoking program aimed at youth, and a new bill passes in the senate to combat drug abuse. 
Posted: 3/24/2016 11:16:26 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, February 26-March 3

Top issues making news this week include: Brain cancer concerns among teens and young adults, the majority of young men not knowing about emergency contraception, pricier football helmets found to offer no extra protection, San Francisco raises smoking age to 21, and a new vaginal ring for HIV protection. 
Posted: 3/4/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, October 30 - November 5

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccination coverage in females, a gene linked to obesity, effects of stress on depression, the benefits of teens' sex talk with parents, and findings that teens spend more time on media each day than sleeping. 
Posted: 11/5/2015 12:44:31 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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