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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.

Survey Reveals Barriers to Treating Opioid Overdoses in Schools

Read about a new study funded by the Penn Injury Science Center that reveals barriers to access and use of naloxone in schools to prevent opioid overdoses.

The Skull Breaker Challenge and Concussions

Read about the consequences of TikTok's "skull breaker” or “tripping jump” challenge, including the risk of prolonged symptoms of concussion.

Roadmap for Protocols Using Head Impact Sensors

A new Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) study provides insights on how to accurately evaluate head impact sensor data.