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Weekly News Roundup, May 20-26

Top issues making news this week include: A call for fertility and sexual function counseling in at-risk pediatric populations, segregation found to be worsening in U.S. schools, alcohol intervention methods found to have limited effect among fraternity members, e-cigarette marketing linked to teen e-cigarette use, a new House bill could limit free school meals, and a teenage pregnancy strategy in England shows record results. 
Posted: 6/3/2016 8:19:16 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, May 13-19

Top issues making news this week include: Lower risks of breast cancer for teens who eat lots of fruit, almost 1 million more kids insured since the ACA was implemented, digital multitasking found to decrease standardized test scores in adolescents, the Obama administration directs public schools to allow transgender access to restrooms, and an upcoming webinar on marijuana use during adolescence. 
Posted: 5/23/2016 3:04:47 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, April 22-28

Top issues making news this week include: Vitamin D deficiency found in children and teens with type 1 diabetes, rises in the U.S. suicide rate especially among adolescent girls, children obesity rates holding steady, Utah declares porn a public health crisis, an Icelandic success story of prevention of adolescent substance use, and new guidelines released by ACOG on breast and genital surgery for teen girls.
Posted: 5/5/2016 9:38:49 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, April 8-14

Top issues making news this week include: Smoking rates stall among young Black Americans, sleep duration found to be related to risk behaviors among high school students, an increased risk of substance abuse in adolescents with mental disorders, obesity in teens raises risk of illness and death in middle age, the introduction of the Real Education of Healthy Youth Act in Congress, and the 2016 Shape of the Nation report on access to physical education in the U.S.
Posted: 4/14/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, March 25-31

Top issues making news this week include: Findings that suggest teens with autism are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, why pediatricians care so much about the Supreme Court birth control case, new FDA guidelines ease access to abortion drug, AHRQ releases national data on mental and substance use among hospitalized teenagers, and the CDC provides resources for STD Awareness Month. 
Posted: 3/31/2016 9:41:54 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

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


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