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JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, January 17- Thursday, January 23, 2014.

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, January 10- Thursday, January 16, 2014.

Ohio Governor Urges Parents to Talk to Children About Dangers of Drug Abuse

Ohio is launching a new initiative to encourage parents to speak with their children about the dangers of drug abuse. The increased use of prescription painkillers and heroin has led to a surge in drug overdoses in the state, the Associated Press reports.

Ohio Legislator Proposes Requiring Hospitals to Report Opioid-Dependent Newborns

A bill proposed by an Ohio legislator would require hospitals to report the number of opioid-dependent babies born each year, according to The Columbus Dispatch.

Study Finds Five Parenting Programs Can Help Reduce Teen Behavior Problems

A study that evaluated a wide variety of parenting programs found five that help parents and children avoid teen behavior problems.

Exposure to Alcohol Before Birth Linked to Social Skills Problems in Childhood

Children whose mothers drank during pregnancy are more likely to have problems with social skills, compared with their peers whose mothers did not drink while pregnant, according to a new study.

Pregnant Women Who Smoke Marijuana Have Increased Risk of Stillbirth, Study Finds

Pregnant women who smoke marijuana may increase their risk of stillbirth three-fold, a new study concludes.

Sons of Fathers Who Use Cocaine More Resistant to the Drug, Animal Study Suggests

A new animal study suggests male offspring of fathers who use cocaine are more resistant to the drug’s rewarding effects, compared with those whose fathers have not used cocaine.

Changes by Makers of Cold and Cough Medicines Reduced Children’s ER Visits

Changes made by makers of cold and cough medicines in 2007 have resulted in a significant decrease in visits by infants and toddlers to hospital emergency rooms due to these medicines, according to a new study.

Use of Marijuana, Inhalants Higher in Teens in Child Welfare System: Study

Use of marijuana and inhalants is more common in teens in the child welfare system compared with other teens, a new study finds.

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