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Weekly News Roundup, May 6-12

Top issues making news this week include: A study finds some teen girls coerced into pregnancy, child obesity rates drop in Canada, the FDA issues regulations on e-cigarettes, including banning sales to minors, the Lancet releases the report, Our Future: A Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing, and AAFP creates a series of webinars addressing the impact of head injuries in sports. 
Posted: 5/12/2016 2:14:43 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 22-28

Top issues making news this week include: Vitamin D deficiency found in children and teens with type 1 diabetes, rises in the U.S. suicide rate especially among adolescent girls, children obesity rates holding steady, Utah declares porn a public health crisis, an Icelandic success story of prevention of adolescent substance use, and new guidelines released by ACOG on breast and genital surgery for teen girls.
Posted: 5/5/2016 9:38:49 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 8-14

Top issues making news this week include: Smoking rates stall among young Black Americans, sleep duration found to be related to risk behaviors among high school students, an increased risk of substance abuse in adolescents with mental disorders, obesity in teens raises risk of illness and death in middle age, the introduction of the Real Education of Healthy Youth Act in Congress, and the 2016 Shape of the Nation report on access to physical education in the U.S.
Posted: 4/14/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 1-7

Top issues making news this week include: U.S. autism rate reported unchanged since 2010, a decrease in infection-related hospitalization among children and teens, a statement from doctors urging U.S. state and local facilities to ban solitary confinement for youth, protesters want Poland to abandon a plan to outlaw abortion completely, and resources available for National Youth Prevention Week.
Posted: 4/7/2016 10:45:11 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, October 9-15

Top issues making news this week include: Protection against measles in U.S. kids, chronic stress in high school students, safety in lithium use among teens, a study that shows teen's moodiness subsides with age, and the U.S. report to end 'Conversion Therapy'. 
Posted: 10/16/2015 10:56:06 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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