Research In Action

Research In Action

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ICYMI March 2023
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Catch up with newsworthy pediatric injury prevention articles from February 2023 gathered by CHOP's Dr. Patty Huang.

Growing Disparities in Child Gun Shootings

A new study found that the disparities in child gun shootings between black and white children increased during the pandemic. 

Concussion Leader

Listen to this University of Michigan podcast to learn more about Dr. Christina Master, CHOP physician and co-leader of the Minds Matter Concussion program.

Screen Time Limits

Tik Tok introduces suggested screen time limits for users under 18 years of age, in light of research showing that limited screen time may positively impact mental health symptoms

Dangerous Trend - Subway Surfing

Subway surfing, the incredibly dangerous and sometimes fatal act where people ride on top, between or hanging on the sides of subway cars has quadrupled between 2021 and 2022, in part driven by social media. 

Mental Health in Teen Girls

A new CDC report finds that nearly 60% of teen girls reported feeling persistently sad or hopeless, representing a 20% increase from 2017.