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Weekly News Roundup, June 3-9

Top issues making news this week include: A new report finds distracted driving as a large cause of teen car crashes, research suggests that  social media "likes" have a powerful effect on the teen brain, few young people at risk for STDs getting tested, findings that antidepressants don't work for most young patients, the USPSTF reaffirms syphilis screenings, and UNICEF launches a campaign on internet safety for adolescents. 
Posted: 6/13/2016 1:15:19 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, Februray 19-25

Top issues making news this week include: A new policy statement from SAHM and APP that addresses privacy concerns for adolescents, half of teens in the ER report peer violence and cyberbullying, a sharp decrease in HPV in teenager girls, a dangerous bill in South Dakota that is trying to segregate school bathrooms based on chromosomes and anatomy, and India works to change its decade-old reliance on female sterilization. 
Posted: 2/25/2016 10:11:12 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, January 22-28

Top issues making news this week include: Teens affected by chronic fatigue syndrome, excess weight and its effects on puberty in boys, bans on solitary confinement of juveniles, a record low for Australian teen smoking rates, and a report on worldwide deaths of children and adolescents. 
Posted: 1/28/2016 10:22:28 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, November 27 - December 3

Top issues making news this week include: An increase in cervical cancer detection linked to the ACA, rates of drug overdoes soaring among U.S. youth, increases in adolecent HIV rates around the globe, ADHD drugs affecting kids' sleep, and new resources of obesity prevention and education. 
Posted: 12/3/2015 11:09:26 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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