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Weekly News Roundup, October 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: sexting in teens, vitamin D supplements, scoliosis surgery as well as treatment with yoga, the importance of school health for mental health interventions, family meals, TB, video games, research on the effect of marijuana, and school-based health centers as medical homes.
Posted: 10/9/2014 5:48:50 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

Weekly News Roundup, March 28–April 3

Top issues making news this week include: food allergies in school settings, STD Awareness Month, traffic smog and asthma, obesity, cholesterol problems in adolescents, obesity and lack of sleep, early gang involvement, bullying, parental messages about alcohol, and racial disparities in children's well-being.
Posted: 4/4/2014 5:18:18 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, March 14–27

Top issues making news these weeks include: obesity, stress, impaired drivers, childhood abuse, depression, agression in sports and teen relationships, military kids, autism, bone health, eating disorders, HPV, emergency contraception, and e-cigarettes.
Posted: 3/27/2014 11:26:46 AM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, January 24–30

Top issues making news this week include: sleep, firearm-related injuries, waist circumference and cardiometabolic risk, peanut allergies, the adolescent brain, Medicaid and ACA enrollees, sexual health, and marijuana.
Posted: 1/30/2014 2:41:52 PM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

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


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