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Weekly News Roundup, January 1-7

Top issues making news this week include: CDC finds e-cigarette ads linked to increased use by youth; new executive actions to reduce gun violence; the FDA acts to ban tanning beds for minors; and 1 in 3 adolescents report back pain.
Posted: 1/7/2016 3:34:42 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 9-15

Top issues making news this week include: Protection against measles in U.S. kids, chronic stress in high school students, safety in lithium use among teens, a study that shows teen's moodiness subsides with age, and the U.S. report to end 'Conversion Therapy'. 
Posted: 10/16/2015 10:56:06 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, July 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: screening teens for obestiy, care for war-exposed children, influence of medical marijuana ads, teen driving safety, the most recent HHS award for teen pregnancy prevention programs, and Missouri's changes to include insurance coverage of eating disorders.
Posted: 7/10/2015 2:47:19 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, March 6–12

Top issues making news this week include: powdered alcohol, global prevalence of sexual violence against women, sugary drinks, health disparities in chronic illness and in smoking, misuse of ADHD medicines, and the widening gap between rural and urban youth suicide rates.
Posted: 3/12/2015 7:40:43 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, January 30–February 5

Top issues making news this week include: the affect on income inequality on kids' health, National Sleep Foundation's recommendations for sleep duration, vaccination policy in response to a measles outbreak, medical marijuana for children with developmental and behavioral disorders, the impact of electronic devices on sleep, patient-centered medical homes, and secondhand smoke exposure.
Posted: 2/6/2015 1:32:14 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


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