Weekly News Roundup, March 25-31

Top issues making news this week include: Findings that suggest teens with autism are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, why pediatricians care so much about the Supreme Court birth control case, new FDA guidelines ease access to abortion drug, AHRQ releases national data on mental and substance use among hospitalized teenagers, and the CDC provides resources for STD Awareness Month. 
Posted: 3/31/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, March 18-24

Top issues making news this week include: Depression and addiction found to be common among young transgender woman, high anxiety risk in adolescence linked to one gene, sleep-deprived teens found to have increased diabetes risk factors, schools use 'mindful eating' to help prevent eating disorders, the CDC releases guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain, and the WHO publishes its report on young people's health and well-being in Europe.
Posted: 3/29/2016 8:39:56 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, March 11-17

Top issues making news this week include: Changes in heart activity found to be linked to epilepsy, a decline in condom use for teen girls who opt for IUDs over the pill, a WHO report finding that British teenagers are the least satisfied in the western world, CVS reports spending $50 million on antismoking program aimed at youth, and a new bill passes in the senate to combat drug abuse. 
Posted: 3/24/2016 11:16:26 AM 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


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