Weekly News Roundup, February 20–27

Top issues making news this week include: Medicaid, ADHD and risk of early daeth, ALL, use of PrEP and ART for the prevention of HIV transmission, class gaps in unintended childbearing, vaccination, the Affordable Care Act, and hookah smoke.
Posted: 2/28/2015 12:30:22 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, February 13–19

Top issues making news this week include: sleep among U.S. adolescents, juvenile gane membership, risk of stroke living in the "stroke belt", racial gaps in diabetes, global obesit response, the recent measles outbreak in the U.S., and vaccination policy.
Posted: 2/20/2015 11:29:12 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, February 6–12

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccine and rates of STDs among those vaccinated, outcomes for LGBT adolescents who came out in high school, a successful residential program for obese kids, energy drinks, postconcussive brain damage in hockey players, drug use, and the current measles outbreak.
Posted: 2/13/2015 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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

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


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