Weekly News Roundup, November 21–December 4

Top issues making news this week include: World AIDS Day, the impact of friends on teens' drinking, sickle cell anemia treatment trials, kids' lunches, eczema, ATV risks,  prescription medication abuse in teens, concussions and traumatic brain injury, dating violence, and HPV infections in gay and bisexual teen males.
Posted: 12/4/2014 6:20:05 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, November 14–20

Top issues making news this week include: school preparedness for kids after concussion, cyber dating abuse, racial disparities in ear infection treatment, the impact of HPV legislation, obesity among teens with disabilities, high-fructose diets, and teen boys' perception of their weight, and violence against girls globally.
Posted: 11/20/2014 7:22:28 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, November 7–13

Top issues making news this week include: sleep, obesity, rates of autism in minority kids, mental health treatment, brain injury, the impact of tobacco smoke and roadway air pollution on obesity, ADHD stimulant drug abuse, and rates of tobacco and e-cigarette use in adolescents.
Posted: 11/14/2014 3:05:00 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 31– November 6

Top issues making news this week include: obesity prevention programs, appendectomy in regions short of surgeons, athletes' knowledge of concussion symptoms and management, ADHD care, autism detection and diagnosis, the effect of housing quality on childhood asthma, peer support, and the link between media violence and violent behavior. 
Posted: 11/6/2014 6:51:17 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


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