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Weekly News Roundup, May 29–June 4

Top issues making news this week include: 2015 STD treatment guidelines, teen driving, anti-vaccine sentiment in parents and doctor training to address vaccine issues with parents, inactivity and obesity, ADHD, rates of HIV testing in young Americans, and the impact of online searches on teen health habits.
Posted: 6/4/2015 5:09:18 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, November 14–20

Top issues making news this week include: school preparedness for kids after concussion, cyber dating abuse, racial disparities in ear infection treatment, the impact of HPV legislation, obesity among teens with disabilities, high-fructose diets, and teen boys' perception of their weight, and violence against girls globally.
Posted: 11/20/2014 7:22:28 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, August 22–28

Top issues making news this week include: new HPV vaccination recommendations from ACIP, health care transition resources, a WHO report on the dangers of e-cigarettes for adolescents as well as a statement by the American Heart Association and new research from the CDC, recommendations for diagnosing disabilities, mental health counseling, alcohol, the high prevalence of unsafe skin-protection practices, and the AAP recommendation that teens need a later start to school days.
Posted: 8/28/2014 4:57:04 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, August 15–21

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccine protection, sports injuries and concussions, doctors talking to teens about smoking, the link between violent behavior and childhood neglect in adolescent males, marijuana use, the health effects of sleep deprivation, and the drop in U.S. teen birth rates.
Posted: 8/27/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | 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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