Weekly News Roundup, May 22–28

Top issues making news this week include: risk of and detection of depression in adolescents, pediatric telemedicine, repeat surgeries for ACL injuries, relationship between obesity in adolescence and colorectal cancer, social media and drinking habits, and marijuana use.
Posted: 5/29/2015 2:12:48 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, May 15–21

Top issues making news this week include: sexual assault on college campuses, cultural stressors that increase the risk of poor mental health among Hispanic teens, e-reminders to improve HPV vaccination rates, bullying and obesity, sleep, drinking, and new FAQs on birth control coverage.
Posted: 5/22/2015 1:34:11 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, May 9–14

Top issues making news this week include: the benefits of and costs of the HPV vaccine for boys and for girls, parents' decision-making regarding HPV vaccination, e-cigarette use in Canadian teens, obesity, returning to school after concussions, autism, and bullying.
Posted: 5/15/2015 1:48:40 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, May 2–8

Top issues making news this week include: e-cigarette use as cessation aid, increase in ER visits, bullying of LGBT youth, fathers' influence on teen drinking habits, US birth rate, whooping cough vaccine, and laws on junk food in schools.
Posted: 5/8/2015 2:20:49 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


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