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Weekly News Roundup, April 29 - May 5

Top issues making news this week include: Skateboarding mishaps send 176 kids to the ER daily, rates of severe obesity among U.S. kids are still rising, teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist, TV advertisements influence teen's alcohol choice, new state laws for the under-21 ban on tobacco sales, and new resources from OAH for National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.
Posted: 5/5/2016 10:05:37 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, December 11-17

Top issues making news this week include: A decrease in teens driving drunk, MMWR's report on college sports-related injuries, rates of e-cigarette use in adolescents, a high rate of suicides on reservations, and a record low U.S. abortion rate. 
Posted: 12/17/2015 5:37:16 PM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, April 17–23

Top issues making news this week include: ADHD, sexual abuse, emotional problems in girls, childhood obesity, the link between perceived racial discrimination and depression, eating disorders, and genetics.
Posted: 4/24/2015 9:41:54 AM 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, July 25–31

Top issues making news this week include: confidential health services for teens, the risks of tanning and skin cancer, sexual assault on college campuses, recommendations regarding the meningitis vaccine, transition from pediatric to adult health care, care for transgender youth, sugary drinks, and the impact of the legalization of marijuana on teen use.
Posted: 8/8/2014 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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