Weekly News Roundup, February 26-March 3

Top issues making news this week include: Brain cancer concerns among teens and young adults, the majority of young men not knowing about emergency contraception, pricier football helmets found to offer no extra protection, San Francisco raises smoking age to 21, and a new vaginal ring for HIV protection. 
Posted: 3/4/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, Februray 19-25

Top issues making news this week include: A new policy statement from SAHM and APP that addresses privacy concerns for adolescents, half of teens in the ER report peer violence and cyberbullying, a sharp decrease in HPV in teenager girls, a dangerous bill in South Dakota that is trying to segregate school bathrooms based on chromosomes and anatomy, and India works to change its decade-old reliance on female sterilization. 
Posted: 2/25/2016 10:11:12 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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, January 29 - February 4

Top issues making news this week include: SAHM's position paper on emergency contraception in developing countries, breakthrough findings on the cause of schizophrenia, an increase in teen fiber intake found to lower breast cancer risk, depressed teens not getting needed treatment, and the newly released 2016 immunization schedules. 
Posted: 2/4/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


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