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


Weekly News Roundup, August 15–21

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccine protection, sports injuries and concussions, doctors talking to teens about smoking, the link between violent behavior and childhood neglect in adolescent males, marijuana use, the health effects of sleep deprivation, and the drop in U.S. teen birth rates.
Posted: 8/27/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, August 8-14

Top issues making news this week include: teen's knowledge about HIV, appendicitis, depression, suicide, concusions, ADHD, whooping cough, tobacco sales to minors, and sexual health after childhood cancer. 
Posted: 8/14/2014 10:26:10 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, August 1–7

Top issues making news this week include: the impact of video games, abuse of prescription painkillers, flu complications, soda consumption, sleepiness, seeking help for marijuana addiction, eating fruits and vegetables, mental health, autism, and asthma.
Posted: 8/8/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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