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Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues

Community’s Reluctance to Report Signs of Child Abuse is Harming Children—Here’s How We Can Do Better

While it may be difficult to understand why bystanders failed to report the signs of child abuse in such an egregious case, a number of factors contribute to a general reluctance to intervene in abuse situations of all kinds and severity. Here's how we can do better.

St. Patrick's Day Safety - Flashback Friday

Today's Flashback Friday encourages parents to remind their teens -- whether still at home or away at college -- to avoid the regret, avoid impaired driving on St. Patrick's Day and every day.

Child Seats in the Shifting Mobile World

With mobility changing rapidly, especially for those living in urban environments, it's important to consider how to keep children optimally protected in taxis and ride-sharing services, such as Uber or Lyft.

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Access free resources to help families prepare teens to become safe skilled drivers -- based on more than a decade of research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia -- at

Later School Start Can Help Prevent Teens Driving While Sleep-Deprived

I thought you might interested in a summary of the science that links lack of sleep with crashes involving teen drivers, and how schools are addressing it.

Flashback Friday- Managing Sports Injuries

As we continue cheering on our Olympians, this Flashback Friday post revisits some previous posts on sports-related injuries, including extreme athleticism in girls, injuries in Special Olympians, and concussions in youth soccer.

Help Children with ADHD Defuse Their Own Aggressive and Impulsive Behavior

For children with ADHD, the potential for conflict with others is all around them, particularly at school. Learn strategies to head off situations and maintain positive environment.