Research In Action

Research In Action

ICYMI April 2024

Read our latest roundup of notable child injury prevention news articles from March 2024. 

After Concussion: Earlier Return to School and Exercise

New guidelines recommend that athletes who have sustained a concussion can physically return to school and physical activities after a 24-48 hour period of cognitive rest. 

Building a Future Workforce at CHOP

Learn more about the lasting impact of CIRP's Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program in CHOP's new Community Impact Report. The video can also be found on the Injury Research In Action YouTube Channel

Use of Cannabis Among High Schoolers

11% of high school seniors report using a quasi-legal form of cannabis, Delta 8-tetrahydrocannabinol.  

Unsupervised Melatonin Ingestions

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that melatonin was involved in 7% of unsupervised medication ingestions among infants and young children presenting to the Emergency Department between 2019-2022. 

Bicycle Deaths in New York City

This New York Times article explores the factors pushing bicycle deaths in New York City to their highest level in 24 years. 

How We Got Concussions So Wrong

Dr. Christina Master, co-director of the Minds Matter Concussion Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is featured in this Slate Magazine article that focuses on the evolution of concussion treatment and the science behind post-injury recovery.