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Weekly News Roundup, June 10-16

Top issues making news this week include: Racial disparities persist even as school suspensions decrease, trauma in childhood linked to drug use in adolescents, teen smoking decreases while e-cigarette use rises, multiple medical professional organizations renew their call for Congress to lift ban on gun research, and the CDC's 2015 National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey is released. 
Posted: 6/23/2016 1:11:36 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, December 4-10

Top issues making news this week include: The release of the CDC School Health Profiles report, an increase in abnormal levels of cholesterol in adolescents, research studying exercise time at school, and a rise in ADHD diagnoses in girls and Hispanic children. 
Posted: 12/10/2015 11:25:00 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 16-22

Top issues making news this week include: Depressive symptoms among youth with diabetes, an increase in marijuana use among teens, adolescents swayed by alcohol ads, a focus on consent in sex education, HPV vaccination coverage in Botswana,  and new resources for intimate partner violence. 
Posted: 10/23/2015 9:59:51 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, September 11-17

Top issues making news this week include: the impact of chronic fatigue syndrome, a decrease in teen alcohol and prescription drug abuse, the effect of short lunch periods, the silver lining of peer pressure, pesticide risk, and the link between energy drinks and traumatic brain injury. 
Posted: 9/17/2015 1:01:02 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, August 7–13

Top issues making news this week include: new recommended school start times, new medication for adolescents with asthma, 'body' report cards, sexting and online safety rise to top parent health concerns, depressed teens at risk of heart disease, and new recommendations for chlamydia screenings. 
Posted: 8/14/2015 8:45:28 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

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


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