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Weekly News Roundup, March 18-24

Top issues making news this week include: Depression and addiction found to be common among young transgender woman, high anxiety risk in adolescence linked to one gene, sleep-deprived teens found to have increased diabetes risk factors, schools use 'mindful eating' to help prevent eating disorders, the CDC releases guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain, and the WHO publishes its report on young people's health and well-being in Europe.
Posted: 3/29/2016 8:39:56 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, February 12-18

Top issues making news this week include: An increase in the misuse of ADHD medication by young adults, an end to abstinence education in Obama's new budget proposal, WHO data on adolescent health in 41 countries, a new CDC initiative to prevent teen dating violence, and a free webinar on addressing the impact of childhood trauma. 
Posted: 2/22/2016 10:53:20 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, September 18-24

Top issues making news this week include: The new THRIVE app, an increase in hookah use, safety concerns surrounding an antidepressant for teens, new blood tests to predict heart disease, a bill to extend child nutrition programs to Indian tribes, and the rise of sextortion. 
Posted: 9/24/2015 9:45:35 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, September 4-10

Top issues making news this week include: SAHM launches a new health vaccine education app for teens, lights from smartphones may lower sleep hormones, an increase in chewing tobacco use, an increase in child abuse and neglect in military families, high schoolers using e-cigarettes to vape marijuana, and a push for Meningitis B vaccines on college campuses. 
Posted: 9/10/2015 1:33:58 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, August 7–13

Top issues making news this week include: new recommended school start times, new medication for adolescents with asthma, 'body' report cards, sexting and online safety rise to top parent health concerns, depressed teens at risk of heart disease, and new recommendations for chlamydia screenings. 
Posted: 8/14/2015 8:45:28 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

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


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