Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Research in Action Blog

The world of child injury prevention advances quickly in big and small steps each day. The Research in Action blog shares credible and timely commentary on the latest news, research, events, and more as we work together to keep children safe. We invite thought-provoking comments to spur friendly conversation among our readers. We feel that the regular posting of well-informed commentary by our readers will only enhance the quality of our blog. Comments are moderated by the Research in Action blog staff. The comments section is not intended to be a forum for specific parenting advice or to promote a product. Please use the "Contact Us" form for any information requests. Read more about our Commenting Guidelines.

Hidden Threats to Children In and Around Vehicles

My colleagues and I recently published a study describing the underrecognized frequency of nontraffic incidents, injuries, and fatalities among children.

Save the Date: 6th Annual Minds Matter Concussion Care for Kids Conference

Join Minds Matter Concussion research team at CIRP@CHOP as they host expert faculty for a one-day conference for clinicians and school personnel involved in the acute and chronic management, return to school and return to physical activity of students with concussion.

National Teen Driver Safety Week - Flashback Friday

In recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW), today’s Flashback Friday post is dedicated to some of our most popular NTDSW-focused blogs.

Swim Safety for Children with Autism

Read more about a recent study on the effectiveness of swimming lessons for children with mild to severe autism.

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