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Weekly News Roundup, May 13-19

Top issues making news this week include: Lower risks of breast cancer for teens who eat lots of fruit, almost 1 million more kids insured since the ACA was implemented, digital multitasking found to decrease standardized test scores in adolescents, the Obama administration directs public schools to allow transgender access to restrooms, and an upcoming webinar on marijuana use during adolescence. 
Posted: 5/23/2016 3:04:47 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, March 4-10

Top issues making news this week include: ADHD medications found to be tied to lower bone density, simple changes in bad neighborhoods linked to lower teen murder rates, high rates of caffeine consumption in adolescents, South Dakota Governor vetoed anti-trans "bathroom bill," and the AAP recommends pediatricians should screen for poverty during child-wellness visits. 
Posted: 3/10/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, September 25 - October 1

Top issues making news this week include: Parents' definitions of cyberbullying, Native Americans facing higher suicide rates, an increase in the use of flavored tobacco products, the release of SIECUS's State Profiles, and the AAP's policy statement concerning the health of children in foster homes. 
Posted: 10/1/2015 9:00:52 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, May 9–14

Top issues making news this week include: the benefits of and costs of the HPV vaccine for boys and for girls, parents' decision-making regarding HPV vaccination, e-cigarette use in Canadian teens, obesity, returning to school after concussions, autism, and bullying.
Posted: 5/15/2015 1:48:40 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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