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 19–25

Top issues making news this week include: flu shots, cyberbullying, use of inclusive language with LGBT teens, risks associated with younger age at first drink, obesity and weight loss, family therapy for treating anorexia, the influence of norms on teen sex activity, the impact of lack of sleep on academic performance, CHIP, and HIV treatment among diagnosed men who have sex with men.
Posted: 9/25/2014 4:52:33 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


Weekly News Roundup, September 5–11

Top issues making news this week include: positive pyschological outcomes for transgender teens who undergo puberty suppression, teens' perceptions of marijuana and alcohol, the CDC's report on preventive care in adolescents, drinking, MRSA contaminations, sodium intake in U.S. children, sibling bullies, the effect of the ACA on ER use by young adults, rates of sexual abuse and violence exposure worldwide, and new guidelines for sickle cell disease.
Posted: 9/24/2014 5:23:13 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, August 29 – September 4

Top issues making news this week include: the relationship between less sleep in teen years and obesity, the effect of soda taxes, the protective effect of family dinners against the effects of cyberbullying, ADHD, transition care, HPV vaccination, marijuana, the toxicity of e-cigarette vapor and their effect of adolescents and updated PrEP and suicide screening guidelines.
Posted: 9/4/2014 6:21:12 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments


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