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Weekly News Roundup, January 1-7

Top issues making news this week include: CDC finds e-cigarette ads linked to increased use by youth; new executive actions to reduce gun violence; the FDA acts to ban tanning beds for minors; and 1 in 3 adolescents report back pain.
Posted: 1/7/2016 3:34:42 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, September 19–25

Top issues making news this week include: flu shots, cyberbullying, use of inclusive language with LGBT teens, risks associated with younger age at first drink, obesity and weight loss, family therapy for treating anorexia, the influence of norms on teen sex activity, the impact of lack of sleep on academic performance, CHIP, and HIV treatment among diagnosed men who have sex with men.
Posted: 9/25/2014 4:52:33 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, March 7–13

Top issues making news this week include: IPV and depression, skin cancer, the teen brain and suicide, primary care interventions for drug use, ADHD drugs, and Native American youth. 
Posted: 3/13/2014 11:26:46 AM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, November 8–14

Top issues making news this week include: smoking and e-cigarettes, teen night owls, teen athletes and medication misuse, excercise and depression, bullying and casual sex, mental health parity, and the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act.
Posted: 11/14/2013 8:01:18 PM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, September 20–26

Top issues making news this week include: oversight of e-cigarettes, the Affordable Care Act's impact on young adults, sex trafficking of minors, Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, global HIV/AIDS, vaccines, mental health, influenza vaccination coverage, anorexia and binge-eating, and  sexuality education.
Posted: 9/26/2013 5:26:46 PM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

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


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