Center for Injury Research and Prevention

July 2016

Sports Fan Injuries: Keep Your Eye On the Ball

Major League Baseball's season is underway and so are spectator injuries. Dr. Mark Zonfrillo shares his experience with cataloging injuries to fans.

How Do Our Communities Recover from Recent Shooting Deaths?

Guest Blogger Krista Mehari, PhD provides perspective to help Research & Action community to process and cope with recent shootings.

Autonomous Cars and Self-Driving Technology: Burden or Boon for Teen Drivers?

Autonomous and self-driving technology is under scrutiny after a supposed auto-pilot mode-related fatal crash. These technologies have potential to prevent crashes, but we can't underestimate the human factors at play -- especially for young drivers.

When to Stop with Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is everywhere. But along with the benefits come risks for injury. Here is some common advice for clinicians when discussing with families.

#HeatstrokeKills - National Heatstroke Prevention Day 2016

With summer temperatures in full swing and a heatwave impacting about half of the country, the threat of pediatric heatstroke is ongoing, so it is timely that this Sunday, July 31st marks National Heatstroke Prevention Day. Led by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the day is intended to bring awareness and education to the public about understanding and preventing pediatric heatstroke.