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ICYMI November 2018: How Gun Laws Save Children's Lives, Femicide, College Professors and Suicide Prevention, and More

November 30, 2018
Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the area of child injury prevention from November 2018.

ICYMI October 2018: Marijuana's Long-Term Effects in Children, Football Rule Changes and Concussions, Suicide Risk and Sexual Orientation, and More

October 31, 2018
Read more for October's roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.

Trends in Infant and Youth Mortality By Age and Race/Ethnicity

October 23, 2018
A recent article in JAMA Pediatrics examined trends in infant and youth mortality by age group and race/ethnicity and also identified leading causes of death between 1999 and 2015. Read about what these trends mean and how this research can be used to inform public health policies and interventions.

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ICYMI September 2018: 'Just a Teen,' Teens as Truck Drivers, 'Bullet Control,' Suicide Prevention and More

October 1, 2018
Read this roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention for September 2018.

Back to School Safety – Flashback Friday

September 21, 2018
With school back in full swing for most families, we wanted to use today's Flashback Friday post to look back at some of our previous back to school safety posts.

Could Depression in Teens Drive Intentional Injury?

September 13, 2018
Since depression affects interpersonal relationships with family members, friends, and significant others, it should be seen as a risk factor for self-injury and injury to others. Prevention is key.

As Suicide Among Children and Teens Rises, Acting on Warning Signs is More Important Than Ever

August 7, 2018
New findings that suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among children and teens are on the rise in the United States unfortunately comes as no surprise. This disturbing trend indicates that parents, schools and the pediatric health system need to focus more than ever on recognizing red flags and acting on them effectively. The key questions on everyone’s minds include what are youth suicide warning signs, and how to effectively act on them?

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ICYMI June 2018- Rising Rates of Suicide, Preventing Gun Violence, Driver Ed Tuneup, and more...

June 29, 2018
Read more for a round up of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.

ICYMI April 2018: Wearable Technology and Driving, Marijuana and Teenage Brain, Concussion and Dementia Risk, and More

April 30, 2018
Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting and important news in the world of child injury prevention.

Flashback Friday- A Reaction to a Recent Suicide Cluster

January 26, 2018
In light of news about another suicide cluster among high school students in Ohio, we revisit a blog post by Dr. Esposito about the importance of screening for mental health conditions.

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