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Weekly News Roundup, April 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: LARC use by adolescents, bronchiolitis guidelines, pregnant girls banned from attending school in Sierra Leone, the decline in fatal crashes involving teens, the link between family stress and obesity, and social media and technology use in teens.
Posted: 4/9/2015 5:44:35 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, August 1–7

Top issues making news this week include: the impact of video games, abuse of prescription painkillers, flu complications, soda consumption, sleepiness, seeking help for marijuana addiction, eating fruits and vegetables, mental health, autism, and asthma.
Posted: 8/8/2014 9:41:54 AM 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, February 28–March 6

Top issues making news this week include: the effects of marijuana and smoking on the teenage brain, teens born with HIV and cardiovascular disease, childhood nightmares and adolescent mental health, food allergies among black children, facebook and eating disorders, and sleep among obese adolescents.
Posted: 3/11/2014 11:45:16 AM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

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


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