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Weekly News Roundup, May 2–8

Top issues making news this week include: e-cigarette use as cessation aid, increase in ER visits, bullying of LGBT youth, fathers' influence on teen drinking habits, US birth rate, whooping cough vaccine, and laws on junk food in schools.
Posted: 5/8/2015 2:20:49 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, April 10–16

Top issues making news this week include: confidentiality care, health insurance, and EHRS, melanoma, the impact of alcohol in the movies on teen drinking, HPV vaccines for men to reduce the costs of treating throat cancer, and bullying of LBGTQ youth by their parents.
Posted: 4/16/2015 8:34:36 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, April 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: LARC use by adolescents, bronchiolitis guidelines, pregnant girls banned from attending school in Sierra Leone, the decline in fatal crashes involving teens, the link between family stress and obesity, and social media and technology use in teens.
Posted: 4/9/2015 5:44:35 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, March 13–27

Top issues making news this week include: global diabetes, peer influence on teenagers' views on risky situations, young pitchers, the benefits of health mobile apps, ADHD, the sexual side effects of antidepressants, and salty snacks.
Posted: 3/28/2015 3:18:55 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, February 13–19

Top issues making news this week include: sleep among U.S. adolescents, juvenile gane membership, risk of stroke living in the "stroke belt", racial gaps in diabetes, global obesit response, the recent measles outbreak in the U.S., and vaccination policy.
Posted: 2/20/2015 11:29:12 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


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