Weekly News Roundup, July 25–31

Top issues making news this week include: confidential health services for teens, the risks of tanning and skin cancer, sexual assault on college campuses, recommendations regarding the meningitis vaccine, transition from pediatric to adult health care, care for transgender youth, sugary drinks, and the impact of the legalization of marijuana on teen use.
Posted: 8/8/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, July 18–24

Top issues making news this week include: HIV testing among sexually active US teens, baseball injuries and 'Little League Shoulder', alcohol and energy drinks, the impact of schools on health of disadvantaged teens, obesity, cash transfers and HIV risk, use of human growth hormone, and peer influence on smoking.
Posted: 7/25/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, July 4–17

Top issues making news this week include:  World Population Day, sex education in India, teen drinking, children of same-sex couples, hookah use, e-cigarettes, TB rates worldwide, kids getting too much "screen time", texting while driving, emergency surgeries, clinical trials of a dengue vaccine, testicular cancer, school lunches, and the benefits of investing in sexual and reproductive health of 10 to 14 year olds.
Posted: 7/17/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


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