Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Gun violence

ICYMI March 2018: Vacant Lots and Crime Rates, Gender Bias in Academic Publishing, Young Children and Political Protests, Digital Sexual Activity and Teens, and more

March 29, 2018
Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from March 2018.

Practical Solutions for Preventing Youth Gun Violence

March 19, 2018
Today we feature Dr. Ruth Abaya's blog post that focuses on practical and evidence-based solutions to help curb this violence, including safe gun storage, policy solutions, and supporting gun violence research. This blog post originally appeared in CHOP PolicyLab's website.

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ICYMI February 2018: A Call to Action for Gun Safety, Recognizing Warning Signs of Violence and Abuse, Head Injuries in Children, Adverse Childhood Experiences and More

February 28, 2018
Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from February 2018.

ICYMI: Kentucky School Shooting, Roadside Detection of Marijuana Impairment, Gender Dysphoria, Sexual Abuse and Intellectual Disability, and more...

January 30, 2018
Read more for a roundup for newsworthy articles from January 2018.

It’s About Exposure: High U.S. Childhood Mortality Rates Due to Car Crashes and Firearm Assaults

January 10, 2018
New study tells us that teen driver car crashes and gun assaults cause US to lag behind other wealthy nations in reducing childhood mortality rates. How can we reduce exposure to these risks for our youth?

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Five Years After Sandy Hook: Why Reframing Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue is Essential

December 14, 2017
Today marks the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy, when 20 children and six educators were shot and killed. Read on for perspective on how a public health approach can transform efforts to reduce gun violence involving youth.

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ICYMI: Golf Carts, Off-Road Vehicles, Lightning Strike, Youth Football, and More

September 29, 2017
Read on for our ICYMI roundup of noteworthy news and articles for September 2017.

Back-to-School Concerns: Don’t Forget About Guns in the Home

August 29, 2017
As back-to-school time approaches, it’s a good time to remind parents and caregivers to ask about the presence of a gun in a home before they allow their children to visit.

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