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.

Many Voices Needed in Autism and Driving Research

As a new study on the learning to drive process of autistic teens begins recruitment, Christina Labows, the lead research coordinator of this study, reflects back on her own experiences as a sibling of an autistic adult.

A Systematic Review of Scientific Papers with Head Impact Sensor Data

Dr. Declan Patton discusses key insights from his review of scientific papers with head impact sensor data.

Adapting Bullying Prevention Coaching for Virtual Delivery

Read a blog on how partnering, coaching, and training have changed within CHOP's Friend to Friend school bullying prevention program during COVID-19.

Teenagers and the Opioid Epidemic

A recent National Academy of Medicine paper shares why teens and young adults are particularly at risk for opioid addiction.