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Weekly News Roundup, May 20-26

Top issues making news this week include: A call for fertility and sexual function counseling in at-risk pediatric populations, segregation found to be worsening in U.S. schools, alcohol intervention methods found to have limited effect among fraternity members, e-cigarette marketing linked to teen e-cigarette use, a new House bill could limit free school meals, and a teenage pregnancy strategy in England shows record results. 
Posted: 6/3/2016 8:19:16 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, December 4-10

Top issues making news this week include: The release of the CDC School Health Profiles report, an increase in abnormal levels of cholesterol in adolescents, research studying exercise time at school, and a rise in ADHD diagnoses in girls and Hispanic children. 
Posted: 12/10/2015 11:25:00 AM by Monica Chase | 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, 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

Weekly News Roundup, June 13–26

Top issues making news this week include: family violence, teen suicide, methol cigarettes and e-cigarettes, obesity, concussions, authoritarian parents, girls' perceptions and sexual behavior, television use, teen marijuana use, juvenile justice, and the impact of socioeconomic adversity during childhood.
Posted: 6/27/2014 9:41:54 AM 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


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