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Promote GDL Compliance During National Teen Driver Safety Week

In this informative post, Allison E. Curry, PhD, MPH describes new research published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on compliance with and enforcement of GDL restrictions among NJ's intermediate licensed driver population.

Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference, November 14

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.

Naturalistic Data Describe Teens' Risky Driving

James Megariotis, an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student at Drexel University, shares what he's learned about teen driver behaviors during his CIRP@CHOP research co-op experience.

Suicide Happens Among Young Children

Patty Huang shares implications for practitioners of a new study describing suicide among elementary school-age children.

AAP Releases New Policy Statement on Improving Pediatric Injury Care

Last month the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a Policy Statement on Management of Pediatric Trauma to guide a comprehensive approach for improving outcomes for injured children. With 20 million children injured each year in the US, this guidance is timely and much needed. In this post, Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD shares key points from the statement that highlight the need to attend to the emotional recovery of injured children.

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