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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, May 27 - June 2

Top issues making news this week include: Possible hormone found to be linked to teenage obesity, a study of girls' early puberty and breast development tied to depression, teen births decline again, a report on ways to improve healthcare for trans youth, and resources to connect youth to work experiences.
Posted: 6/3/2016 9:09:40 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 29 - May 5

Top issues making news this week include: Skateboarding mishaps send 176 kids to the ER daily, rates of severe obesity among U.S. kids are still rising, teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist, TV advertisements influence teen's alcohol choice, new state laws for the under-21 ban on tobacco sales, and new resources from OAH for National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.
Posted: 5/5/2016 10:05:37 AM 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, June 12–18

Top issues making news this week include: young adults access to insurance through healthcare.gov, support for a ban on powdered alcohol, rates of self-inflicted injuries in adolescents, legalization of medical marijuana and use in adolescents, mindfulness, and how teens may be misled by crisis pregnancy center websites.
Posted: 6/18/2015 5:25:06 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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