Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues
ICYMI October 2018: Marijuana's Long-Term Effects in Children, Football Rule Changes and Concussions, Suicide Risk and Sexual Orientation, and More
October 31, 2018Read more for October's roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.
October 25, 2018Pediatricians can play an important role in preventing teen crashes through counseling and education.
October 23, 2018A recent article in JAMA Pediatrics examined trends in infant and youth mortality by age group and race/ethnicity and also identified leading causes of death between 1999 and 2015. Read about what these trends mean and how this research can be used to inform public health policies and interventions.
October 4, 2018In today's post, I share what we learned about recruitment and study design from our recent paper about driving and medications in young individuals with ADHD.
ICYMI September 2018: 'Just a Teen,' Teens as Truck Drivers, 'Bullet Control,' Suicide Prevention and More
October 1, 2018Read this roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention for September 2018.
September 25, 2018New CIRP research offers insights about child restraint system use by parents and caregivers of kids ages 4 to 10 years.
September 13, 2018Since depression affects interpersonal relationships with family members, friends, and significant others, it should be seen as a risk factor for self-injury and injury to others. Prevention is key.
September 10, 2018Parents sometimes ask me how to safely develop their child into a great athlete. My response sometimes surprises them. I say, "Don’t specialize too soon". It is not good from an injury risk perspective, and it is not good for long-term athletic development.