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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, November 27 - December 3

Top issues making news this week include: An increase in cervical cancer detection linked to the ACA, rates of drug overdoes soaring among U.S. youth, increases in adolecent HIV rates around the globe, ADHD drugs affecting kids' sleep, and new resources of obesity prevention and education. 
Posted: 12/3/2015 11:09:26 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

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, July 31-August 6

Top issues making news this week include: eating disorders in transgender youth, gastric bypass in teens, benefits of exercising in teen years, cyberbullying, head injuries, teen driving, online gambling, an increase in sex trafficking in the US, and a new chlamydia screening. 
Posted: 8/7/2015 8:38:11 AM by Monica Chase | 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

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


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