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Weekly News Roundup, October 2-8

Top issues making news this week include: links found between secondhand smoke and behavior issues, late bedtime leading to weight gain, new FDA anti-tobacco ads, middle schoolers' views on marijuana, and new anti-bullying laws.
Posted: 10/8/2015 11:05:27 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, September 4-10

Top issues making news this week include: SAHM launches a new health vaccine education app for teens, lights from smartphones may lower sleep hormones, an increase in chewing tobacco use, an increase in child abuse and neglect in military families, high schoolers using e-cigarettes to vape marijuana, and a push for Meningitis B vaccines on college campuses. 
Posted: 9/10/2015 1:33:58 PM by Monica Chase | 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, July 24–30

Top issues making news this week include: new smoking and drinking trends, use of social media to control asthma, genes influencing academic abilities, medical marijuana, transgender youth, fertility awareness for cancer patients, self harm in schools, cuts in UK mental health services, and the White House's updated national HIV/AIDS strategy.
Posted: 7/31/2015 8:58:11 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

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


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