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Weekly News Roundup, June 17-23

Top issues making news this week include: A study finds teen obesity may lead to liver disease later, 2 million young people affected by concussions every year, the Senate rejects four gun-control measures, the AMA recommends later school start times, and a webinar on new research regarding LGBTQ youth and the justice system.
Posted: 6/23/2016 1:45:53 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, June 19–25

Top issues making news this week include: 9-valent HPV vaccine, National HIV testing day, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, AHRQ and PCORI funding, sedentary behavior, and teens use of and understanding of the harms of e-cigarettes, hookahs, and marijuana.
Posted: 6/26/2015 5:32:20 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, May 15–21

Top issues making news this week include: sexual assault on college campuses, cultural stressors that increase the risk of poor mental health among Hispanic teens, e-reminders to improve HPV vaccination rates, bullying and obesity, sleep, drinking, and new FAQs on birth control coverage.
Posted: 5/22/2015 1:34:11 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, February 20–27

Top issues making news this week include: Medicaid, ADHD and risk of early daeth, ALL, use of PrEP and ART for the prevention of HIV transmission, class gaps in unintended childbearing, vaccination, the Affordable Care Act, and hookah smoke.
Posted: 2/28/2015 12:30:22 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, January 23–29

Top issues making news this week include: kids' screen time limits, school-wide suicide prevention programs, HPV vaccine rates, initiation of sex, marijuana and social media, autism, and improvements in psychological distress and victimization for LGBT youth over time.
Posted: 1/31/2015 4:28:10 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


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