July 5, 2017As probably any parent of a school-aged child knows, the toy of the moment is the fidget spinner. The toy, which comes in a variety of sizes and weights and now with capabilities such as playing music through a Bluetooth speaker, provides hours of distraction for kids (and some adults, too). But beware that, as with many other popular fads, users should exercise some caution as well.
July 10, 2017Learn about how clinicians can help families prepare their teens with ADHD for driving in this Medscape segment featuring Thomas J. Power, PhD, a CHOP expert in ADHD.
July 12, 2017CIRP@CHOP's Kristy Arbogast, PhD encourages advances in the engineering of protective equipment for all levels of sport through tackling concussions in the NFL.
Registration Open for Webinar on "Human Trafficking In Adolescents: Understanding the Issues as a Service Provider"
July 17, 2017Registration is open for a webinar entitled "Human Trafficking In Adolescents: Understanding the Issues as a Service Provider." The free webinar is intended for social workers and other healthcare professionals and provides free continuing education credits.
July 19, 2017What to do if a patient sustains a concussion while away at camp? I recently spoke with my colleague, Ms. Roni Robinson, a nurse practitioner in CHOP's Concussion Care for Kids program, about some of the unique aspects of caring for children who sustain a concussion when away at camp.
July 25, 2017Read more about new CIRP@CHOP research showing how children cope with an injury and potential ways to prevent posttraumatic stress.
ICYMI: Blue Whale Challenge, Portable Driving Simulator, Suicide-Related Admissions, Concussion and CTE, Sports-related Overuse Injuries and Heatstroke, Human Trafficking, Great Outdoors
July 31, 2017In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) provide round-up of newsworthy items related to child injury prevention at the end of each month.