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

Weekly News Roundup, July 17–23

Top issues making news this week include: an increase in 'very light' smoking in young woman, gaming in adolescents, chlamydia testing, cyberbulling, an increase in teens waiting to have sex, new state birth control legislation, the first case of long-term remission of HIV, and the first assessment for grieving youth. 
Posted: 7/24/2015 7:48:32 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, July 10-16

Top issues making news this week include: trends in blood pressure, abuse in the women's juvenile justice system, sport injuries, concussion recovery time, HPV vaccine mandates, new resources for teen depression, and anti-bullying policies.
Posted: 7/17/2015 9:10:19 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, July 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: screening teens for obestiy, care for war-exposed children, influence of medical marijuana ads, teen driving safety, the most recent HHS award for teen pregnancy prevention programs, and Missouri's changes to include insurance coverage of eating disorders.
Posted: 7/10/2015 2:47:19 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, June 26–July 2

Top issues making news this week include: exposure to violence, health effects of sugary drinks, antipsychotics, HIV risk and secondary schooling, and the relationship between unsafe sex and obesity in adolescent girls.
Posted: 7/3/2015 9:59:01 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


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