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Weekly News Roundup, August 14–20

Top issues making news this week include: the spread of positive moods through networks of friends and the protective nature of friends against depression, rates of ADHD and prescription treatment, the impact of smoking on self-image, e-cigarettes, military kids, and protective eye gear.
Posted: 8/20/2015 2:47:59 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, June 26–July 2

Top issues making news this week include: exposure to violence, health effects of sugary drinks, antipsychotics, HIV risk and secondary schooling, and the relationship between unsafe sex and obesity in adolescent girls.
Posted: 7/3/2015 9:59:01 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, June 12–18

Top issues making news this week include: young adults access to insurance through healthcare.gov, support for a ban on powdered alcohol, rates of self-inflicted injuries in adolescents, legalization of medical marijuana and use in adolescents, mindfulness, and how teens may be misled by crisis pregnancy center websites.
Posted: 6/18/2015 5:25:06 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, May 15–21

Top issues making news this week include: sexual assault on college campuses, cultural stressors that increase the risk of poor mental health among Hispanic teens, e-reminders to improve HPV vaccination rates, bullying and obesity, sleep, drinking, and new FAQs on birth control coverage.
Posted: 5/22/2015 1:34:11 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, February 28–March 5

Top issues making news this week include: heart risk in obese children, rates of dating violence among adolescents, screening for ADHD and celiac disease, factors that impact exercise and the influence coping skills on heart health, teen suicides, and access to e-cigarettes despite regulation.
Posted: 3/7/2015 2:57:13 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


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