Teen violence still a major public health problem; Young adults and the ACA;

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> The American Medical Association has denounced marijuana as a dangerous drug, stating it should not be legalized for medical or recreational use, National Pain Report reported. Article

> Dating violence affects a staggering one in 10 high school students, according to a study from Boston health researchers, a statistic that hasn't budged in the past 12 years, CommonHealth reported. Previous reports have shown that doctors can play a role in screening for and educating about domestic violence, according to CNN.

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> Healthcare leaders can motivate staff through the use of stories, as revealed by lessons from New York-Presbyterian Hospital, FierceHealthcare reported. Article

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> Beneath generalizations that young adults hold the key to healthcare reform success, FierceHealthPayer revealed the good, the bad and the ugly effects of Affordable Care Act implementation on this market segment. Article

Health IT News

> The growing prevalence of information technology in healthcare is anxiety-provoking to many providers, acknowledged Steven Steinhubl, M.D., director of the Digital Medicine program at the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI). But he also offered FierceHealthIT advice for helping healthcare organizations realize the tremendous patient-care opportunities offered by adopting HIT. Article

And Finally…Another reason not to trust the green bean casserole. Article