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Weekly News Roundup, January 29 - February 4

Top issues making news this week include: SAHM's position paper on emergency contraception in developing countries, breakthrough findings on the cause of schizophrenia, an increase in teen fiber intake found to lower breast cancer risk, depressed teens not getting needed treatment, and the newly released 2016 immunization schedules. 
Posted: 2/4/2016 9:41:54 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, January 1-7

Top issues making news this week include: CDC finds e-cigarette ads linked to increased use by youth; new executive actions to reduce gun violence; the FDA acts to ban tanning beds for minors; and 1 in 3 adolescents report back pain.
Posted: 1/7/2016 3:34:42 PM 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


Weekly News Roundup, May 22–28

Top issues making news this week include: risk of and detection of depression in adolescents, pediatric telemedicine, repeat surgeries for ACL injuries, relationship between obesity in adolescence and colorectal cancer, social media and drinking habits, and marijuana use.
Posted: 5/29/2015 2:12:48 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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