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Advancing Concussion Diagnosis in the Acute Setting

Dr. Daniel Corwin discusses two recent studies about the Visio-Vestibular Examination, which identifies visual and vestibular system deficits following head injury.

Virtual Driving Assessment in New Driver Testing and Policy

A new paper in Health Affairs discusses our Ohio pilot study results and policy implications for virtual driving assessment.

Suicide and Self-Harm Risk Among Autistic Youth

Read more for a brief summary of what we know about the risk of suicidal behaviors among autistic children and teens.

Safety Not the Issue for Majority of Driver's License Suspensions

Read about new research that found 91% of NJ driver's license suspensions were for non-driving-related events, such as failure to pay a fine or fee, with disparities by race, ethnicity and income.