Weekly News Roundup, October 24–30

Top issues making news this week include: the influence of later sunsets on activity levels, type I diabetes rates, adolescent hearing loss, support for college students with chronic illnesses, pain medication for child fractures, drinking levels in teens in communities with 'social host' laws, the effect of controlling parents, and helmet laws.
Posted: 10/31/2014 4:18:01 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 17–23

Top issues making news this week include: sexting, the impact of mentoring on health, family acceptance, suicide, Teen Driving Safety Week, music therapy, the effect of drinking on blood pressure, self-harm, energy drinks, alcohol, and parental psychological control.
Posted: 10/23/2014 6:02:39 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 10–16

Top issues making news this week include: a WHO report about the health risks of energy drinks, parents and kids talking about sex, college sports, the impact of pitching on young players' arms, the cost of adolescent chronic pain, multi-tasking, concussions, and emergency room use.
Posted: 10/16/2014 6:15:46 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 3–9

Top issues making news this week include: sexting in teens, vitamin D supplements, scoliosis surgery as well as treatment with yoga, the importance of school health for mental health interventions, family meals, TB, video games, research on the effect of marijuana, and school-based health centers as medical homes.
Posted: 10/9/2014 5:48:50 PM by Chelsea Kolff | with 0 comments

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


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