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Weekly News Roundup, April 8-14

Top issues making news this week include: Smoking rates stall among young Black Americans, sleep duration found to be related to risk behaviors among high school students, an increased risk of substance abuse in adolescents with mental disorders, obesity in teens raises risk of illness and death in middle age, the introduction of the Real Education of Healthy Youth Act in Congress, and the 2016 Shape of the Nation report on access to physical education in the U.S.
Posted: 4/14/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | 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

Weekly News Roundup, January 17–23

Top issues making news this week include: sleep, autism interventions, transgender youth, rape on college campuses, focus on boys' health, the teen birth rate in South Carolina, substance use resources, and parental notification legislation.
Posted: 1/24/2014 10:31:53 AM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, August 23–29

Top issues making news this week include: PCORI awards, SHPPS study, school violence, tanning salons, substance use, mental health, eating disorders, School-Based Health Centers, HPV, vaccines, teen drinking, PE, and smoking.
Posted: 8/29/2013 11:26:46 AM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

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


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