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ICYMI March 2020

Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting child injury prevention news.

All Hospitals Should be Prepared to Care for Victims of Mass Shootings

New CHOP research highlights a need for local hospitals and non-trauma centers to be ready to treat mass shooting victims.

New Resource Alert: Updated Rear-Facing Car Seats Video

Watch a new video, updated based on best practice recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, that helps parents and caregivers choose and install the appropriate rear-facing car seat for their infant or toddler.

Teens with ADHD Need Medical Monitoring Around Driving Readiness

Read about a new CHOP study that found teens with a history of ADHD need stronger medical monitoring of health risks, including driver readiness.