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Weekly News Roundup, February 12-18

Top issues making news this week include: An increase in the misuse of ADHD medication by young adults, an end to abstinence education in Obama's new budget proposal, WHO data on adolescent health in 41 countries, a new CDC initiative to prevent teen dating violence, and a free webinar on addressing the impact of childhood trauma. 
Posted: 2/22/2016 10:53:20 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, February 5-11

Top issues making news this week include: Differences found in health outcomes of young Black and Hispanic cancer patients, the efficacy of the Tdap vaccines in adolescents, a decrease in metabolic syndrome severity, backlash of the new CDC recommendations for drinking and birth control use, reaffirmation of depression screening for adolescents, and the deadline for the APP conference abstracts announced
Posted: 2/11/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, October 2-8

Top issues making news this week include: links found between secondhand smoke and behavior issues, late bedtime leading to weight gain, new FDA anti-tobacco ads, middle schoolers' views on marijuana, and new anti-bullying laws.
Posted: 10/8/2015 11:05:27 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 24–May 1

Top issues making news this week include: risks of youth e-cigarette and alcohol use, IUD satisfaction in young women, child abuse screening guidelines, teen depression and anxiety, the impact of texting and driving laws, and the HPV vaccine.
Posted: 5/1/2015 6:08:14 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, April 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: LARC use by adolescents, bronchiolitis guidelines, pregnant girls banned from attending school in Sierra Leone, the decline in fatal crashes involving teens, the link between family stress and obesity, and social media and technology use in teens.
Posted: 4/9/2015 5:44:35 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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