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July 12, 2017CIRP@CHOP's Kristy Arbogast, PhD encourages advances in the engineering of protective equipment for all levels of sport through tackling concussions in the NFL.
July 10, 2017Learn about how clinicians can help families prepare their teens with ADHD for driving in this Medscape segment featuring Thomas J. Power, PhD, a CHOP expert in ADHD.
July 5, 2017As probably any parent of a school-aged child knows, the toy of the moment is the fidget spinner. The toy, which comes in a variety of sizes and weights and now with capabilities such as playing music through a Bluetooth speaker, provides hours of distraction for kids (and some adults, too). But beware that, as with many other popular fads, users should exercise some caution as well.
June 28, 2017What are the special considerations for child passenger safety for low birth weight or premature infants? We explore current best practice recommendations and potential research opportunities to optimize the safety of our smallest passengers.
June 26, 2017Minds Matter concussion program at CHOP implemented a successful EHR-based intervention to improve provider behaviors. Learn how.