Weekly News Roundup, June 27–July 3

Top issues making news this week include: youth-targeted abortion laws, school function in kids with migraine, sexting, adolesents with ADHD, the impact of school sports on mental health, dating violence, binge drinking, sex education, leading causes of death for young Americans, and emergency contraception.
Posted: 7/3/2014 9:41:54 AM 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

Weekly News Roundup, June 6–12

Top issues making news this week include: obesity, injuries in hockey players, the chickenpox vaccine, the impact of physical activity on bone health, adolescents with cystic fibrosis, the cost of caring for children with autism, teens' diabetes management, Medicaid coverage, the YRBS, undiagnosed STDs, and school-based health centers.
Posted: 6/13/2014 9:41:54 AM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, May 30–June 5

Top issues making news this week include: PTSD triggered by the Boston bomb attack, sunburns and melanoma risk, rates of maltreatment in children, youth exposure to e-cigarette TV ads, marijuana, regulation on tanning beds, sex trafficking, substance abuse, and school-based health centers.
Posted: 6/6/2014 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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