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Weekly News Roundup, January 30–February 5

Top issues making news this week include: the affect on income inequality on kids' health, National Sleep Foundation's recommendations for sleep duration, vaccination policy in response to a measles outbreak, medical marijuana for children with developmental and behavioral disorders, the impact of electronic devices on sleep, patient-centered medical homes, and secondhand smoke exposure.
Posted: 2/6/2015 1:32:14 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, January 3–8

Top issues making news this week include: EHRs and confidentiality of adolescent healthcare, misperceptions of peers' behavior, bullying and suicide risk, negative mental health outcomes for transgender youth, major depression, concussion care, electronics in kids' bedrooms, sports physicals, and firearm access.
Posted: 1/8/2015 4:19:25 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, December 19–January 2

Top issues making news this week include: safety features in cars for teens, family-centered rounds, the impact of fast food on kids' test scores, how school-based health centers can help kids end abusive relationships, parents and youth talking about sex education, medical homes and coordinated care for chronically ill kids, and ER flow for pediatric patients.
Posted: 1/3/2015 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, December 5–11

Top issues making news this week include: recommendations for HIV prevention in adolescents, widespread access to e-cigarettes, FDA approval of the new Gardasil 9 vaccine, low birth rates in the U.S., increases in young adult preventive care use after Obamacare, and teen hookah use.
Posted: 12/12/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, October 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: sexting in teens, vitamin D supplements, scoliosis surgery as well as treatment with yoga, the importance of school health for mental health interventions, family meals, TB, video games, research on the effect of marijuana, and school-based health centers as medical homes.
Posted: 10/9/2014 5:48:50 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


A Weekly Digest of Adolescent Health News in Traditional and New Media

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