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

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.

Hot Water Challenge

Read more about the latest dangerous trend, the Hot Water Challenge, from which one child has already died.

New Resource Alert: Human Trafficking in Adolescence Webinar Recording

Watch a recorded webinar presented by CHOP's Violence Prevention Initiative which defines human trafficking in adolescence and discusses strategies for addressing it in the pediatric healthcare setting.

Managing Risks in Youth Sports- Flashback Friday

Today's Flashback Friday post is just in time for back to school sports- read more for Dr. Arbogast's blog post about managing risks in youth sports.

Save the Date: Advances in Child Injury Prevention Conference, May 30-31, 2018

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) will host the 2018 Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference on May 30-31, 2018 in Plymouth, MI.

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