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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


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, 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


Weekly News Roundup, December 19–January 2

Top issues making news this week include: safety features in cars for teens, family-centered rounds, the impact of fast food on kids' test scores, how school-based health centers can help kids end abusive relationships, parents and youth talking about sex education, medical homes and coordinated care for chronically ill kids, and ER flow for pediatric patients.
Posted: 1/3/2015 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, August 22–28

Top issues making news this week include: new HPV vaccination recommendations from ACIP, health care transition resources, a WHO report on the dangers of e-cigarettes for adolescents as well as a statement by the American Heart Association and new research from the CDC, recommendations for diagnosing disabilities, mental health counseling, alcohol, the high prevalence of unsafe skin-protection practices, and the AAP recommendation that teens need a later start to school days.
Posted: 8/28/2014 4:57:04 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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