Research In Action

Research In Action

ICYMI November 2020

Here are some newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from November 2020:

Impact of a Violence Intervention Program in Baltimore

The Trace profiles the goals and impact of the Violence Intervention Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Magnet Ingestion in Children

A new study in JAMA explored trends in Emergency Department visits for magnet ingestions in children during different federal rule changes between 2000-2019, and found that ingestions significantly decreased after a ban, and then increased following a rule reversal years later.

Health Care Priorities for a New Administration

The American Academy of Pediatrics released Transition Plan: Advancing Child Health in the Biden-Harris Administration, which covers policy recommendations across 26 child health issue areas, including gun violence prevention and injury prevention.

Twin Pandemics

Doctors describe the nightmare of dealing with twin pandemics: COVID-19 and gun violence.

Human Trafficking Risk Increased During Pandemic

Due to reduced access to social services particularly among vulnerable youth, rates for child sex trafficking has increased during the pandemic.

Trouble in Toyland

The Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group released its 35th annual Trouble in Toyland report, an annual report highlighting potentially dangerous toy hazards.