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Weekly News Roundup, May 6-12

Top issues making news this week include: A study finds some teen girls coerced into pregnancy, child obesity rates drop in Canada, the FDA issues regulations on e-cigarettes, including banning sales to minors, the Lancet releases the report, Our Future: A Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing, and AAFP creates a series of webinars addressing the impact of head injuries in sports. 
Posted: 5/12/2016 2:14:43 PM 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, October 16-22

Top issues making news this week include: Depressive symptoms among youth with diabetes, an increase in marijuana use among teens, adolescents swayed by alcohol ads, a focus on consent in sex education, HPV vaccination coverage in Botswana,  and new resources for intimate partner violence. 
Posted: 10/23/2015 9:59:51 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, July 24–30

Top issues making news this week include: new smoking and drinking trends, use of social media to control asthma, genes influencing academic abilities, medical marijuana, transgender youth, fertility awareness for cancer patients, self harm in schools, cuts in UK mental health services, and the White House's updated national HIV/AIDS strategy.
Posted: 7/31/2015 8:58:11 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, February 13–19

Top issues making news this week include: sleep among U.S. adolescents, juvenile gane membership, risk of stroke living in the "stroke belt", racial gaps in diabetes, global obesit response, the recent measles outbreak in the U.S., and vaccination policy.
Posted: 2/20/2015 11:29:12 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

A Weekly Digest of Adolescent Health News in Traditional and New Media


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