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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, October 23-29

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccination trends for boys, a rise in flavored tobacco products, tripled rates of ADHD in foster care, and new AAP policy statements on youth football injuries, e-cigarettes, a new smoking age, and climate change protections for children. 
Posted: 11/2/2015 8:55:12 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, July 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: screening teens for obestiy, care for war-exposed children, influence of medical marijuana ads, teen driving safety, the most recent HHS award for teen pregnancy prevention programs, and Missouri's changes to include insurance coverage of eating disorders.
Posted: 7/10/2015 2:47:19 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, August 29 – September 4

Top issues making news this week include: the relationship between less sleep in teen years and obesity, the effect of soda taxes, the protective effect of family dinners against the effects of cyberbullying, ADHD, transition care, HPV vaccination, marijuana, the toxicity of e-cigarette vapor and their effect of adolescents and updated PrEP and suicide screening guidelines.
Posted: 9/4/2014 6:21:12 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 4–10

Top issues making news this week include: health impact of Government shutdown, parental consent for abortion in Nebraska, Sexual Offences Act and adolescents in South Africa, mental health screening and access, sexuality education in Canada and Cuba, sexual coercion among adolescents, parents roll in eating disorders, and athletes influence on junk food consumption.
Posted: 10/11/2013 12:31:31 PM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

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


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