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Read more for some newsworthy stories in the world of child injury prevention from August 2020.
In today's post, we highlight recent peer-reviewed publications from CIRP researchers since October 2019.
Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting child injury prevention news you can use.
Read more about CIRP@CHOP's publications since July 2019
Read more for tips on helping teens to drive safely in the winter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.