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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, September 11-17

Top issues making news this week include: the impact of chronic fatigue syndrome, a decrease in teen alcohol and prescription drug abuse, the effect of short lunch periods, the silver lining of peer pressure, pesticide risk, and the link between energy drinks and traumatic brain injury. 
Posted: 9/17/2015 1:01:02 PM 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, August 7–13

Top issues making news this week include: new recommended school start times, new medication for adolescents with asthma, 'body' report cards, sexting and online safety rise to top parent health concerns, depressed teens at risk of heart disease, and new recommendations for chlamydia screenings. 
Posted: 8/14/2015 8:45:28 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, July 17–23

Top issues making news this week include: an increase in 'very light' smoking in young woman, gaming in adolescents, chlamydia testing, cyberbulling, an increase in teens waiting to have sex, new state birth control legislation, the first case of long-term remission of HIV, and the first assessment for grieving youth. 
Posted: 7/24/2015 7:48:32 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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