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Weekly News Roundup, March 4-10

Top issues making news this week include: ADHD medications found to be tied to lower bone density, simple changes in bad neighborhoods linked to lower teen murder rates, high rates of caffeine consumption in adolescents, South Dakota Governor vetoed anti-trans "bathroom bill," and the AAP recommends pediatricians should screen for poverty during child-wellness visits. 
Posted: 3/10/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, January 8-14

Top issues making news this week include: Low rates of STD testing in teen sexual assault victims, decreases in well-child checkups, increases in sport injuries in the ER, secondhand smoke exposure in teens, birth control without seeing a doctor in oregon, AAP support of obama's efforts to reduce gun violence, and NCAA guidelines for mental health of college athletes.

Posted: 1/14/2016 3:44:31 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, October 16-22

Top issues making news this week include: Depressive symptoms among youth with diabetes, an increase in marijuana use among teens, adolescents swayed by alcohol ads, a focus on consent in sex education, HPV vaccination coverage in Botswana,  and new resources for intimate partner violence. 
Posted: 10/23/2015 9:59:51 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, August 22–28

Top issues making news this week include: new HPV vaccination recommendations from ACIP, health care transition resources, a WHO report on the dangers of e-cigarettes for adolescents as well as a statement by the American Heart Association and new research from the CDC, recommendations for diagnosing disabilities, mental health counseling, alcohol, the high prevalence of unsafe skin-protection practices, and the AAP recommendation that teens need a later start to school days.
Posted: 8/28/2014 4:57:04 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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