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Weekly News Roundup, June 17-23

Top issues making news this week include: A study finds teen obesity may lead to liver disease later, 2 million young people affected by concussions every year, the Senate rejects four gun-control measures, the AMA recommends later school start times, and a webinar on new research regarding LGBTQ youth and the justice system.
Posted: 6/23/2016 1:45:53 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, March 25-31

Top issues making news this week include: Findings that suggest teens with autism are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, why pediatricians care so much about the Supreme Court birth control case, new FDA guidelines ease access to abortion drug, AHRQ releases national data on mental and substance use among hospitalized teenagers, and the CDC provides resources for STD Awareness Month. 
Posted: 3/31/2016 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 15-21

Top issues making news this week include: SAHM's TRIVE app wins health award, findings on teen weapon use according to race and gender, decreases in IQ not believed to be linked to marijuana use, increased risk of high blood pressure in out-of-shape teens, HIV testing uncommon in teens despite CDC recommendations, and thousands of children and adolescents missing in Mexico.    
Posted: 1/21/2016 2:08:49 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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