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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.
November 11, 2016Final reminder that The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) will host the 2016 Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference on November 14, 2016 in Plymouth, MI. We are now offering a discounted rate of $125 for non-profit employees. Please read more to hear about what our keynote speaker, Tony Gioutsos of TASS International, plans to discuss.
November 7, 2016Read about a new CIRP@CHOP study that examined the impact of emotions on teens in stressful driving situations, including heavy traffic and tailgating.
November 3, 2016October marked three important meetings for advancing the science of pediatric concussion. Dr. Master provides an inside look at these convenings.
October 27, 2016In a previous post, we shared new information about suicide in young children-- including research that showed that young black children were at particular risk for completing suicide. Read more about the nuances of screening for and managing suicidal thoughts in young children