Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Research In Action Blog

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.

The Growing Importance of Assessing Medical Fitness to Drive

In this guest post from Desmond O'Neill, MD, who leads the Irish Traffic Medicine Programme, learn how managing fitness to drive is a growing trend in medicine.

Peer Sympathy is Key to Reducing School Bullying

Are kids sympathetic to their bullied peers? Read about a study examining factors associated with sympathy for victims of bullying.

Data Warehouse Drives Innovative Research

Read an excerpt from a CHOP Research Institute Cornerstone blog about a new data warehouse created by CIRP researchers that is being used to advance injury prevention research.

One Autistic Young Adult's Road to a Driver's License

Read about how one family approached the decision to pursue a driver's license for their autistic son, Ben, and how to access transportation alternatives for non-drivers from experts at CHOP's Center for Autism Research.