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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 10-16

Top issues making news this week include: Racial disparities persist even as school suspensions decrease, trauma in childhood linked to drug use in adolescents, teen smoking decreases while e-cigarette use rises, multiple medical professional organizations renew their call for Congress to lift ban on gun research, and the CDC's 2015 National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey is released. 
Posted: 6/23/2016 1:11:36 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, September 18-24

Top issues making news this week include: The new THRIVE app, an increase in hookah use, safety concerns surrounding an antidepressant for teens, new blood tests to predict heart disease, a bill to extend child nutrition programs to Indian tribes, and the rise of sextortion. 
Posted: 9/24/2015 9:45:35 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, August 14–20

Top issues making news this week include: the spread of positive moods through networks of friends and the protective nature of friends against depression, rates of ADHD and prescription treatment, the impact of smoking on self-image, e-cigarettes, military kids, and protective eye gear.
Posted: 8/20/2015 2:47:59 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, June 26–July 2

Top issues making news this week include: exposure to violence, health effects of sugary drinks, antipsychotics, HIV risk and secondary schooling, and the relationship between unsafe sex and obesity in adolescent girls.
Posted: 7/3/2015 9:59:01 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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