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Weekly News Roundup, November 21–December 4

Top issues making news this week include: World AIDS Day, the impact of friends on teens' drinking, sickle cell anemia treatment trials, kids' lunches, eczema, ATV risks,  prescription medication abuse in teens, concussions and traumatic brain injury, dating violence, and HPV infections in gay and bisexual teen males.
Posted: 12/4/2014 6:20:05 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, September 26–October 2

Top issues making news this week include: recommendations for the use of long-acting reversible contraceptives for adolescents and the impact of no-cost long-acting contraceptives on teen pregnancy, prevalence of chlamydia among young women and men, bone health, enterovirus D68, tramatic brain injury, risk for colon cancer, depression rates, obesity, and Medicaid.
Posted: 10/2/2014 6:09:08 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, September 12–18

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccination knowledge and uptake, bullying, the use of Botox by young adults, the long-term impact of mentoring, pediatricians not talking to teens about sex, male access to emergency contraception, sexual minority youth, marijuana use, ADHD, the impact of poverty on obesity, emergency room visits, and body image issues in young females.
Posted: 9/18/2014 6:50:18 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, February 28–March 6

Top issues making news this week include: the effects of marijuana and smoking on the teenage brain, teens born with HIV and cardiovascular disease, childhood nightmares and adolescent mental health, food allergies among black children, facebook and eating disorders, and sleep among obese adolescents.
Posted: 3/11/2014 11:45:16 AM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, February 21–27

Top issues making news this week include: school health habits and school success, switching schools and mental health, uninsured adolescents and cancer diagnosis, teens' indoor tanning and other risk behaviors, National Eating Disorders Week, and new APA guidelines for checkups.
Posted: 2/28/2014 3:26:01 PM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments


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