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New Resource Alert: Reference Guides to Return to Youth Sports after COVID-19 Shutdown

View reference guides developed by experts from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for families and coaches returning to youth sports after the COVID-19 shutdown.

Finding New Ways to Conduct Behavioral Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) Research Coordinator Stephanie Garcia, MPH shares how VPI's Violence Intervention Program has safely conducted research during COVID-19 and study improvements that will stay post-pandemic.

Tips for Safely Reopening Driving Schools

Learn how driving schools can safely reopen during COVID-19 with guidelines from CHOP experts and ADTSEA.

The Natural History of Concussion in Infants and Children Under Age 5

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Olivia E. Podolak, MD shares findings from a new Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) study that helps clinicians better understand the characteristics of concussion in 0 to-4-year-old patients.