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ICYMI August 2020

September 1, 2020
Read more for some newsworthy stories in the world of child injury prevention from August 2020.

Recent CIRP Publications - January 2020

January 7, 2020
In today's post, we highlight recent peer-reviewed publications from CIRP researchers since October 2019.

ICYMI October 2019

November 4, 2019
Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting child injury prevention news you can use.

Recent CIRP Publications - October 2019

October 8, 2019
Read more about CIRP@CHOP's publications since July 2019

Flashback Friday- Summertime Safety

June 22, 2018
With summer now in full swing, we wanted to use today's Flashback Friday post to look back at some of our previous summertime safety posts.

Later School Start Can Help Prevent Teens Driving While Sleep-Deprived

February 21, 2018
I thought you might interested in a summary of the science that links lack of sleep with crashes involving teen drivers, and how schools are addressing it.

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How to drive safely in the winter

February 26, 2015
Three hours of white-knuckle driving in the snow and sleet this past weekend inspired me to gather tips to drive safely in the winter. Whether you encounter unplowed snowy roads, or dangerous patches of black ice, consider these practical tips.

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Under Development: Video Game Technology to Help Teen Drivers Practice Speed Management

January 15, 2015
Speeding, a factor in more than one third of crashes involving teens behind the wheel, often occurs because teens don’t have enough experience to know what speed is safe, particularly in bad weather, when visibility is poor, or when traffic is bad. Researchers from CIRP@CHOP and Parallel Consulting are developing a video-based tool to teach teens about safe driving speeds under several common conditions.

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Jumping into a Healthy and Safe School Year with Your School Nurse

September 4, 2014
As the health care experts within the school, school nurses are a vital part of promoting the health and wellness of students. Unfortunately, many schools are either cutting back on school nurses’ hours or completely eliminating them due to budget cuts.

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