Research In Action Blog
Back in May 2012, the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released The Facts Hurt, a state by state report on injury death rates and a report card for how well states scored on 10 indicators of injury prevention steps.
Pennsylvania had the 30th highest rate of injury, and scored 5 out of 10 for the key indicators for injury prevention steps. Since the report, nothing has changed.
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My colleagues and CIRP researchers Flaura Winston, MD, PhD and Catherine McDonald PhD, RN recently published an editorial in JAMA Pediatrics about the combined impact of ADHD and distraction on novice teen drivers and suggest an approach to informing the development of evidence-based interventions. As a developmental pediatrician, this is of great interest to me. The most common driving-related scenario I face in my clinic is when parents of teens with ADHD ask about whether their teen is ready to drive.