Want to receive the Weekly News Roundup direct to your email inbox each week? Subscribe now.


Weekly News Roundup, January 30–February 5

Top issues making news this week include: the affect on income inequality on kids' health, National Sleep Foundation's recommendations for sleep duration, vaccination policy in response to a measles outbreak, medical marijuana for children with developmental and behavioral disorders, the impact of electronic devices on sleep, patient-centered medical homes, and secondhand smoke exposure.
Posted: 2/6/2015 1:32:14 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, January 3–8

Top issues making news this week include: EHRs and confidentiality of adolescent healthcare, misperceptions of peers' behavior, bullying and suicide risk, negative mental health outcomes for transgender youth, major depression, concussion care, electronics in kids' bedrooms, sports physicals, and firearm access.
Posted: 1/8/2015 4:19:25 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, December 19–January 2

Top issues making news this week include: safety features in cars for teens, family-centered rounds, the impact of fast food on kids' test scores, how school-based health centers can help kids end abusive relationships, parents and youth talking about sex education, medical homes and coordinated care for chronically ill kids, and ER flow for pediatric patients.
Posted: 1/3/2015 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, December 5–11

Top issues making news this week include: recommendations for HIV prevention in adolescents, widespread access to e-cigarettes, FDA approval of the new Gardasil 9 vaccine, low birth rates in the U.S., increases in young adult preventive care use after Obamacare, and teen hookah use.
Posted: 12/12/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: sexting in teens, vitamin D supplements, scoliosis surgery as well as treatment with yoga, the importance of school health for mental health interventions, family meals, TB, video games, research on the effect of marijuana, and school-based health centers as medical homes.
Posted: 10/9/2014 5:48:50 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


abortion abstinence abuse acne ADHD Affordable Care Act aggression alcohol allergies anemia anorexia apps arthritis asthma autism back pain bariatric surgery behavior disorder binge-eating birth control body image bone health brain bullying caffeine cancer cardiac health celiac disease child abuse CHIP chronic illness clinics concussions condoms confidentiality consent contraception dating violence dating/relationships dental depression diabetes disability doctor-patient communication driving drug use eating disorders e-cigarettes education emergency contraception emergency room energy drinks epilepsy exercise FDA female genital mutilation fertility flu foster care genetics growth and development gun safety gun-related injury hand-washing health health care transition health disparities health insurance HHS HIV/AIDS homeless hospitals HPV hypertension injury internet juvenile juvenile justice kidney stones LARCs lead LGBT malaria marijuana marriage MDGs measles media Medicaid medical home medication mental mental health military families motivational interviewing muscular dystrophy nutrition obesity oral health parental consent parental notification parents PCOR PCORI PE peers plastic surgery pornography poverty pregnancy PrEP prevention PTSD puberty rape relationhships rubella school-based health centers schools scoliosis screens self-harm sex sex education sex trafficking sexual and reproductive health sexual assault sexual harassment siblings sleep smoking social social determinants social media social relationships sports sterilization STIs stress substance use sugary drinks suicide surgery tanning teen birth rate television texting Title X tobacco transgender trauma tuberculosis uninsured vaccines video games violence water youth development Zika


Blog postsRSS