Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues
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.
August 29, 2018Here's our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the arena of child injury prevention for August 2018.
August 23, 2018We know that distracted driving can result in crashes and injuries. However, there is some recent evidence demonstrating that distractions, namely from cell phone use, can contribute to another highly prevalent childhood injury: drowning.
August 21, 2018I recently talked with two of my colleagues at CHOP about the physical and mental impact of the U.S. policy of separating detained immigrant children from their parents at the Mexican border and how parents and other caregivers can help them heal.
ICYMI July 2018--Soccer's Rise & Overuse Injuries, Smartphones & Teens, Emotional Trauma of Border Separations...and More!
July 31, 2018Read more for a round-up of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.
July 18, 2018Read an abbreviated version of a blog from Ashlee Murray, MD, MPH on screening for intimate partner violence in the healthcare setting.