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Most Vulnerable More Likely to Drive Vehicles with Less Safety Features

Read about study findings published today in Traffic Injury Prevention that highlight important disparities in vehicle safety features among drivers by age and income.

Get the Most Out of Youth Sports During Pandemic

Katherine A. Easby DAT, LAT, ATC, an athletic trainer in the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, shares tips on how sports teams can safely return to play during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teens Share Key Information about Access to Firearms

Read about a CHOP study published in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine that explores teen gun access and co-existing behavioral health risk factors to develop action steps on curbing youth injuries and fatalities from firearms.

Dangers Posed by Hand Sanitizers

Hand sanitizers have become a common staple for many Americans, but a new article highlights how hand sanitizers can be a potentially dangerous product.