Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Research in Action Blog

The world of child injury prevention advances quickly in big and small steps each day. The Research in Action blog shares credible and timely commentary on the latest news, research, events, and more as we work together to keep children safe. We invite thought-provoking comments to spur friendly conversation among our readers. We feel that the regular posting of well-informed commentary by our readers will only enhance the quality of our blog. Comments are moderated by the Research in Action blog staff. The comments section is not intended to be a forum for specific parenting advice or to promote a product. Please use the "Contact Us" form for any information requests. Read more about our Commenting Guidelines.

The Developing Brain and Teen Driving

Read about a research summary that examines the role of the brain’s executive functions in driving outcomes, also known as crashes, for adolescent drivers.

The Hoverboard Problem Continues- Flashback Friday

This Flashback Friday post is dedicated to the danger of hoverboards, some of which have been recalled just this week.

The Ripple Effects of Gun Violence

Read these thoughtful articles on the rippling impact of gun violence in our society.

Navigating a Tricky Balance to Address Intimate Partner Violence

This guest post from Jessica DuBois Palardy, LSW describes CHOP's comprehensive approach to addressing intimate partner violence, as well as her experience presenting at the recent National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.

Interviews, ROI, and Surprising Results: Read the 2017 CChIPS Annual Report

Today, the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) released its 2017 Annual Report, featuring snapshots of child safety-focused research projects completed during the 2016-2017 project year.

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