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Weekly News Roundup, October 30 - November 5

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccination coverage in females, a gene linked to obesity, effects of stress on depression, the benefits of teens' sex talk with parents, and findings that teens spend more time on media each day than sleeping. 
Posted: 11/5/2015 12:44:31 PM by Monica Chase | 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, 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

Weekly News Roundup, June 13–26

Top issues making news this week include: family violence, teen suicide, methol cigarettes and e-cigarettes, obesity, concussions, authoritarian parents, girls' perceptions and sexual behavior, television use, teen marijuana use, juvenile justice, and the impact of socioeconomic adversity during childhood.
Posted: 6/27/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, September 13–19

Top issues making news this week include: suicide prevention, the Affordable Care Act, antibiotic-resistant infections, sex education, dating violence, mental health, effects of bullying, obesity, eating disorders, scoliosis treatment, and healthier eating.
Posted: 9/19/2013 3:54:44 PM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

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


abortion abstinence abuse acne ADHD Affordable Care Act aggression alcohol allergies anemia anorexia apps arthritis asthma autism back pain bariatric surgery behavior disorder binge-eating birth control body image bone health brain bullying caffeine cancer cardiac health celiac disease child abuse CHIP chronic illness clinics concussions condoms confidentiality consent contraception dating violence dating/relationships dental depression diabetes disability doctor-patient communication driving drug use eating disorders e-cigarettes education emergency contraception emergency room energy drinks epilepsy exercise FDA female genital mutilation fertility flu foster care genetics growth and development gun safety gun-related injury hand-washing health health care transition health disparities health insurance HHS HIV/AIDS homeless hospitals HPV hypertension injury internet juvenile juvenile justice kidney stones LARCs lead LGBT malaria marijuana marriage MDGs measles media Medicaid medical home medication mental mental health military families motivational interviewing muscular dystrophy nutrition obesity oral health parental consent parental notification parents PCOR PCORI PE peers plastic surgery pornography poverty pregnancy PrEP prevention PTSD puberty rape relationhships rubella school-based health centers schools scoliosis screens self-harm sex sex education sex trafficking sexual and reproductive health sexual assault sexual harassment siblings sleep smoking social social determinants social media social relationships sports sterilization STIs stress substance use sugary drinks suicide surgery tanning teen birth rate television texting Title X tobacco transgender trauma tuberculosis uninsured vaccines video games violence water youth development Zika


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