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The world of child injury prevention advances quickly in big and small steps each day. The Research in Action blog shares credible and timely commentary on the latest news, research, events, and more as we work together to keep children safe. We invite thought-provoking comments to spur friendly conversation among our readers. We feel that the regular posting of well-informed commentary by our readers will only enhance the quality of our blog. Comments are moderated by the Research in Action blog staff. The comments section is not intended to be a forum for specific parenting advice or to promote a product. Please use the "Contact Us" form for any information requests. Read more about our Commenting Guidelines.

Alcohol Policy Scale: A Novel Tool for Studying Alcohol Effect on Youth Crash Fatalities

A recent study taps useful research tools and data sources to shed light on the importance of strong state alcohol policies in preventing young people from dying in alcohol-related crashes.

Teen Road Safety Workshops Roll into Lifesavers Conference March 26-28, 2017

New Jersey Traffic Safety Outcomes (NJ-TSO) research will be featured in two of the eight workshops in the Teen Traffic Safety track at Lifesavers Conference in Charlotte, NC, running Sunday, March 26 - Tuesday, March 28.

To Address Violence, Adults Play a Vital Role in Teen Dating Relationships

Recently published research highlights the critical support that parents and other trusted adults can provide to youth experiencing dating violence.

Fifth Annual Pediatric Concussion Symposium at CHOP-- March 3, 2017

Register for the Fifth Annual MInds Matter: Concussion Care for Kids event at Children's Hospital of Phialdelphia to learn the state of science on topic and receive continuing education credits.

Empower Young Women to Pursue STEM Careers

With the success of the Oscar nominated film “Hidden Figures,” there has been increased attention on the role of women in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). In this post, CIRP@CHOP's Co-Scientific Director and Director of Engineering shares why it's more important than ever to encourage young women to pursue careers in STEM.

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