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Weekly News Roundup, April 25–May 1

Top issues making news this week include: bullying rates, health care costs for young adults, being called fat, teen drivers, gay teens and steroids, e-cigarettes, homeless youth, reproductive health visits, and rape on college campuses. 
Posted: 5/1/2014 11:26:46 AM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, January 17–23

Top issues making news this week include: sleep, autism interventions, transgender youth, rape on college campuses, focus on boys' health, the teen birth rate in South Carolina, substance use resources, and parental notification legislation.
Posted: 1/24/2014 10:31:53 AM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, November 1–7

Top issues making news this week include: early puberty linked to obesity, eating disorders in males, bariatric surgery and adolescents, alcohol exposure on television, abortion access, sexuality education in Scotland and the U.S. South, global adolescent pregnancy, the HPV vaccine, and condom availability in schools. 
Posted: 11/7/2013 8:04:26 PM by Jennifer Heitel | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 25–31

Top issues making news this week include: sexual harassment, concussions, juvenile arthritis, scoliosis, poverty, homelessness and LGBT youth, condom availability, abortion, adolescent pregnancy and teen births, sex education on cell phones, and mental health.
Posted: 10/31/2013 8:05:46 PM by Jennifer Heitel | 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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