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Weekly News Roundup, June 10-16

Top issues making news this week include: Racial disparities persist even as school suspensions decrease, trauma in childhood linked to drug use in adolescents, teen smoking decreases while e-cigarette use rises, multiple medical professional organizations renew their call for Congress to lift ban on gun research, and the CDC's 2015 National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey is released. 
Posted: 6/23/2016 1:11:36 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, January 15-21

Top issues making news this week include: SAHM's TRIVE app wins health award, findings on teen weapon use according to race and gender, decreases in IQ not believed to be linked to marijuana use, increased risk of high blood pressure in out-of-shape teens, HIV testing uncommon in teens despite CDC recommendations, and thousands of children and adolescents missing in Mexico.    
Posted: 1/21/2016 2:08:49 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

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 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, 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

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


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