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Weekly News Roundup, March 6–12

Top issues making news this week include: powdered alcohol, global prevalence of sexual violence against women, sugary drinks, health disparities in chronic illness and in smoking, misuse of ADHD medicines, and the widening gap between rural and urban youth suicide rates.
Posted: 3/12/2015 7:40:43 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, December 6–12

Top issues making news this week include: few girls receive all 3 doses of the HPV vaccine, adolescent psychiatric disorders, weight loss surgery for obese teens, head injuries in football, the potential impact of underemphasis on adolescent health, and heart failure in children.
Posted: 12/13/2013 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | 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, November 1–7

Top issues making news this week include: early puberty linked to obesity, eating disorders in males, bariatric surgery and adolescents, alcohol exposure on television, abortion access, sexuality education in Scotland and the U.S. South, global adolescent pregnancy, the HPV vaccine, and condom availability in schools. 
Posted: 11/7/2013 8:04:26 PM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, September 27–October 3

Top issues making news this week include: launch of the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Government shutdown, bullying, mental health, School-Based Health Centers, sex education, condom availability in schools, adolescents in the Indian census, and teen dating.
Posted: 10/4/2013 3:17:12 PM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

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


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