Weekly News Roundup, October 23-29

Top issues making news this week include: HPV vaccination trends for boys, a rise in flavored tobacco products, tripled rates of ADHD in foster care, and new AAP policy statements on youth football injuries, e-cigarettes, a new smoking age, and climate change protections for children. 
Posted: 11/2/2015 8:55:12 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 16-22

Top issues making news this week include: Depressive symptoms among youth with diabetes, an increase in marijuana use among teens, adolescents swayed by alcohol ads, a focus on consent in sex education, HPV vaccination coverage in Botswana,  and new resources for intimate partner violence. 
Posted: 10/23/2015 9:59:51 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 9-15

Top issues making news this week include: Protection against measles in U.S. kids, chronic stress in high school students, safety in lithium use among teens, a study that shows teen's moodiness subsides with age, and the U.S. report to end 'Conversion Therapy'. 
Posted: 10/16/2015 10:56:06 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

Weekly News Roundup, October 2-8

Top issues making news this week include: links found between secondhand smoke and behavior issues, late bedtime leading to weight gain, new FDA anti-tobacco ads, middle schoolers' views on marijuana, and new anti-bullying laws.
Posted: 10/8/2015 11:05:27 AM by Monica Chase | with 0 comments

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


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