Happy spring! Below is our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the arena of child injury prevention.
Adverse childhood experiences and their impact on physical and emotional health will be the top priority for Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, California’s newly appointed Surgeon General.
CIRP Associate Fellow Mark Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE and his team recently published a study that finds, in both fatal and non-fatal crashes, driving unrestrained is a strong predictor of having young passengers ride unrestrained.
A team of engineers has developed a low-cost thermal "smart" stop sign that can improve stop sign visibility.
A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that adverse childhood experiences were significantly associated with increased out-of-pocket healthcare costs.
This Westword article explores some of the lingering posttraumatic stress symptoms, as well as "adapted coping behaviors,” among several survivors of the Columbine school shooting.
A new study found an association between early specialization in sports and injuries among college athletes.
A recent study from CIRP Associate Fellow Kit Delgado, MD, MS and his colleagues surveyed emergency medicine physicians in two Philadelphia hospitals to explore the barriers and facilitators to starting buprenorphine, a known effective treatment for opioid addiction, in the emergency department.
In this paper, University of Pennsylvania's Dan Romer and Ivy Defoe discuss whether it is true that adolescents are inherently more risk-taking than children.
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