Center for Injury Research and Prevention

CIRP News Archive

Flaura Winston, MD, PhD
Flaura Winston, MD, PhD was recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Access CIRP's news archive of articles from 2007 to 2019 featuring its research or experts:


Virtual Driving Technology Offers 'Teachable Moments' for New Drivers
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- December 27, 2019

Gun Violence Can Steal the Cheer from a Family's Holiday
WHYY -- December 23, 2019 

Governor DeWine Announces Statewide Launch of Ohio - Ready, Test, Drive!
Ohio Department of Public Safety -- December 17, 2019

How Hospitals Are Helping to Reduce Gun Violence
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange – December 15, 2019

Justified and Unjustified Movie Violence Evoke Different Brain Responses
Penn Today – December 13, 2019

Goldwater Scholar Researches Distracted Driving
Arcadia Magazine – December 12, 2019

Kids and Concussions: Data Show Growing Threat
WebMD -- December 11, 2019 

Tech Tuesday: Virtual Driving
WOSU Radio's All Sides with Ann Fisher -- December 3, 2019 

Driver's License Suspension Policies as a Barrier to Health Care
This Month In Injury Science at Penn -- December 3, 2019 

Study Links Teens with ADHD with Increased Car Crashes and Violations
2019 CHOP Research Institute Annual Report -- December 2, 2019

Philadelphia Has a Gun Violence Epidemic. What If It Were Treated Like Any Other Contagious Disease?
Philadelphia Inquirer -- December 2, 2019

Medical-Community Partners Enable Stronger Support for Domestic Violence Survivors
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- November 26, 2019

Ohio Launches 'Statewide Virtual Driving Assessment' for New Motorists -- November 21, 2019

Study Shows That Girls Seek Concussion Care Later, Then Suffer Longer Than Boys -- November 20, 2019

How Do We End the Cycle of Childhood Trauma Passed from Parents to Kids?
Philadelphia Inquirer -- November 9, 2019

My Awesome Summer!
Florida Southern College News -- November 4, 2019

Characterizing the Learning-to-Drive Period for Teens with Attention Deficits
This Month In Injury Science at Penn -- November 1, 2019

Local High School Students Attend Annual Discovery Day
CHOP News -- October 29, 2019

The Crash Test Bias: How Male-Focused Testing Puts Female Drivers at Risk
Consumer Reports -- October 23, 2019

Too Young to Die: Tackling the No. 1 Teen Killer
St. George News -- October 22, 2019

Precautions Parents Should Take When Giving Children Medicine
Fox29 Philadelphia -- October 22, 2019

‘You Should Always Feel OK in Your Home’: Why Two Brutal Crimes in Philly Could Unleash Extra Trauma
WHYY -- October 21, 2019

Watch Natalie Morales Teach Her Teenage Son to Drive
TODAY Show -- October 21, 2019

Professor Emily Logan and Professor Flaura Winston Awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Paediatrics
RCPI News -- October 15, 2019

As Fairhill Reels from Weekend Shooting, a Reminder of Government’s Role in Preventing Trauma
Philadelphia Inquirer -- October 14, 2019

We All Play a Role in Preventing Bullying
Healthy Me PA -- October 11, 2019

Human Factors Science Being Used to Improve Health Care Systems Patient Care
AAP News -- October 1, 2019

'Working Memory,' Essential to Safe Driving, Linked to Teen Driving Crashes
Forbes -- September 30, 2019

As a Nursing Innovator, Therese Richmond Thinks Beyond Hospital Walls
Penn Today -- September 27, 2019

Young Female Athletes with Concussions Take Longer to Recover, CHOP Study Finds
Philadelphia Inquirer -- September 19, 2019

Why States Need Stronger Licensing Policies to Reduce Young Driver Crashes
PolicyLab Blog, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia  -- September 18, 2019

Changes in the Brain Make Some Teens More Likely to Crash Their Cars
Inverse -- September 14, 2019

Fatal Car Crashes Are Way More Likely with Teens Behind the Wheel -- But Is Inexperience Really to Blame?
Popular Science -- September 13, 2019

Do Teen Drivers Crash More Because They're Reckless or Is It Their Brains?
Philadelphia Inquirer -- September 13, 2019

Penn Doctor Says Gun Control, Climate Change Don't Belong in Med Schools; Critics Lash Back
Philadelphia Inquirer -- September 13, 2019

Minds Matter: A Concussion Discussion with Dr. Christina Master
BREAKING THROUGH with Madeline Bell Podcast -- August 13, 2019

When Teens with ADHD Start Driving: What to Tell Parents
Medscape -- August 13, 2019

Tackling Texting While Driving: 'The Decision to Reach for That Phone Can Be Impulsive'
knowledge@whartonhighschool -- August 8, 2019

New Drivers with ADHD 37% More Likely to Crash
Children's Doctor -- August 7, 2019

Researchers Aim to Transform Classroom Culture from the Inside Out
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 2, 2019

TheScience of Distracted Driving
Travelers Institute -- July 19, 2019

In Philly's Fight for Safer Streets, One Size Doesn't Fit All
Philadelphia Inquirer -- July 15, 2019

In the News: Would You Let Your Child Ride Alone in a Self-Driving Car?
Cornerstone Blog, Chop Research Institute -- July 12, 2019

It's Been A Hard Day's Night, and I've Been Working Like A Dog
Cornerstone Blog, Chop Research Institute -- July 10, 2019

Many Still Unconvinced NJ Teen Driver Decals Work -- July 8, 2019

The Game Changers, A Group of Young Trauma Survivors, Heal Themselves to Help Others
Philadelphia Inquirer -- July 6, 2019

Parents Play Key Role in Preparing Autistic Teens for Driving -- July 5, 2019

In the News: Parental Support Crucial for Autistic Adolescents to Drive
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 28, 2019

Study: Millennial Parents Are the Most Distracted Drivers on the Road -- June 20, 2019

In Plain Sight
The Chronicle of Higher Education -- June 12, 2019

The Safest Place in a Car Crash Isn't the Back Seat Anymore
New York Times -- June 12, 2019

How to Keep Teen Drivers' Eyes On the Road and Their Fingers Off the Keyboard
The Pulse, WHYY-FM -- June 11, 2019

Repeat Concussion Diagnosed in One in Six Within 2 Years of INdex Concussion
Healio:Orthpedics Today -- June 2, 2019

In the News: Increased Risk of Repeat Concussions
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 31, 2019

Teen Drivers with ADHD Have Higher Crash Rates Even with Graduated Licenses
Reuters Health -- May 20, 2019

Teen Drivers With ADHD More Likely To Get Into Crash, Study Says
CBS-3 Philly -- May 20, 2019

Crash Risk Much Higher for Teen Drivers With ADHD
US News & World Report -- May 20, 2019

Why We Can't Stop Using Our Phones While Driving
The Pulse, WHYY-FM -- May 16, 2019

One in Six Kids Who Get a Concussion Will Have Another Within Two Years
Philadelphia Inquirer, -- May 14, 2019

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and CDC Release New Concussion Study
Fox29 -- May 14, 2019

Four CHOP Docs Receive 2019 Perelman School of Medicine Teaching Awards
Cornerstone Blog, Chop Research Institute -- May 10, 2019

Understanding, Preventing, and Responding to Bullying
CHOP Health Tip of the Week -- May 7, 2019

Keep An Eye on Visual System in Patients with Concussion
AAP News -- April 25, 2019

Two from Penn Sit On National Opioid Committee
Penn Nursing News -- April 24, 2019

CHOP Doctor Wins Lutheran Settlement House's First Male Ally Award
Philadelphia Star -- April 15, 2019

Sansevere '20 to Intern at CHOP for Injury Science Research
Arcadia University News -- April 15, 2019

NFL Enforces Helmet Ban for Brady, 31 Others
ESPN -- April 13, 2019

NFL, Union Encouraged by Helmet Safety Improvements
USA Today -- April 12, 2019

Bans on Texting While Driving Tied to Drop in ER Visits for Crash Injuries
Reuters Health -- April 3, 2019

The Parkland and Sandy Hook tragedies inflict more than just bullet wounds
The Washington Post -- March 26, 2019

Young Drivers with Common Visual Impairments Not More Likely to Crash
CHOP News -- March 12, 2019

A Delaware Attorney's Daughter Was Killed by a Distracted Driver: Now He's Trying to Change How People Drive -- March 12, 2019

Intelligence Meets Inspiration: Celebrating Women in STEM at CHOP
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- March 8, 2019

Slow Your Roll: Safety Worries Could Delay Electric Scooters' Ride Into Philly -- February 27, 2019

For Parents of Ill Children, a Growing Recognition of PTSD
Wall Street Journal -- February 19, 2019

Researchers Explore How to Promote Firearm Safety in Emergency Department
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- February 14, 2019

CHOP Research In the News: Student Intern Recruits for Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- February 8, 2019

In Penn State-Tim Piazza Frat Hazing, A Love Affair With Bullying That Must End
Philadelphia Inquirer -- February 7, 2019

Hospitals Could Play Bigger Role in Preventing Gun Violence, Study Says
WHYY -- January 27, 2019

Have You Activated 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'? It Can Save Your Life
Pulse -- January 25, 2019

New Grant Awarded to Study Driving Among Autistic Teens
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- January 24, 2019

Collingswood High School Senior Drives Headlong Into Study with Children's Hospital
Courier-Post -- January 22, 2019

Female Scientists Part 2: Advice to Aspiring Scientists
BREAKING THROUGH with Madeline Bell Podcast -- January 9, 2019

Female Scientists Part 1: Behind the Breakthroughs 
BREAKING THROUGH with Madeline Bell Podcast -- January 2, 2019


Doctors and Emergency Workers Tell Us About the Toll of Treating Gunshot Victims -- December 17, 2018

There Is No Such Thing As Self-Driving Cars (Yet) -- December 12, 2018

New Ways Sought to Combat Distracted Driving, As Survey Shows 75% of Locals Use Phone in Car
Philadelphia Inquirer -- December 11, 2018

Finding a Path to Success: Mentorship Award Recognizes Kristy Arbogast, PhD
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- December 11, 2018

UPenn Hosts 'How to Stop Distracted Driving' Event
3CBS Philly -- December 11, 2018

Study: 91% of Millenials Driving Around Philadelphia Area are Driving Distracted
Fox 29 -- December 11, 2018

Spike in Gun-Related Suicides Alarms Pediatricians
US News & World Report -- December 6, 2018

Hospitals Are Trying To Do What Politicians Haven't: Stop Gun Violence
Huffington Post -- November 23, 2018

Strict State Gun Laws Save Lives of Children and Teens, Stanford Study Finds
Philadelphia Inquirer -- November 8, 2018

Teen Driving Safety Podcast for Primary Care Pediatricians
Primary Care Perspectives, CHOP -- October 22, 2018

Stuck in Traffic: 11 Radical Ideas for Fixing Transportation
Philadelphia Inquirer -- October 19, 2018

Parents Driving Distracted
Penn Nursing Magazine -- October 2018

Looking Back on the Partners for Child Passenger Safety Program
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- September 26, 2018

A Car That's Better Without a Driver
Axios -- September 21, 2018

The Best Booster Car Seats -- September 19, 2018

Robeson Students Set Sights on Medical Careers Through CHOP-RISES Internship
Philadelphia Tribune -- September 18, 2018

How the NFL Is Informing Care for Kids
Breakthroughs Report, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia -- September 18, 2018

One in Three US Teens Text While Driving, Survey Shows
Reuters Health -- September 10, 2018

Worst US States for Dangerous Teen Driving and Texting Revealed
Newsweek -- August 20, 2018

What Percentage of Parents Engage in Distracted Driving?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 16, 2018

Curious to Confidential: Students Bask in Summer Research Experiences
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 1, 2018

Hang Up and Drive
Radio Times, WHYY-FM -- July 23, 2018

CHOP Study: Despite Kids in Backseat, Parents Not Putting Down Their Phones
WHYY -- July 16, 2018

CHOP Research In the News: CIRP Study Offers New Insights Into Parental Cell Phone Use While Driving
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- July 13, 2018

How Distracted Are Local Parents While Driving?
NBC10 Philadelphia -- July 13, 2018

Nearly 50 Percent of Parents Use Their Cellphones While Driving Kids, Study Says
CBS3 Philadelphia-- July 12, 2018

Kids are Witnessing Parents' Dangerous Driving Habits, and Phones Are Just the Start Of It -- July 12, 2018

Half of Parents in America Use Cellphones with Young Children in the Car
Newsweek -- July 12, 2018

Even Parents Can't Stop Texting Behind the Wheel
Bloomberg -- July 12, 2018

CHOP Research In the News: Convergent Science Bridges Neuroscience with Driving Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 29, 2018

Tips to Get Teens Off Their Devices When They Drive
Philadelphia Inquirer -- June 19, 2018

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Injured Young Men of Color
Public Health Post -- June 14, 2018

Hey Philly Area Start-ups, Click Here If You Have What It Takes to Win Our Stellar StartUps Contest
Philadelphia Inquirer, -- May 31, 2018

Bullying in Schools and Online
WHYY Radio Times -- May 18, 2018

Cash May Convince Some Teens to Stay Off Smartphones While Driving
Reuters -- May 12, 2018

How to Stop Teens from Texting and Driving? Try Money -- April 24, 2018

CHOP Research In the News: New York Auto Show
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research InstituteApril 20, 2018

After Southwest Incident, Should Child Safety Seats Be Required on Airplanes? -- April 19, 2018

ADHD Symptoms Linked to Risky Driving in New Teen Drivers
MD Magazine -- April 18, 2018

Only 40% of Youth Concussions Caused by Contact Sports
Medscape -- April 11, 2018

Study Highlights Incidence of Non-Sports-Related Concussion in Children
Orthopedics Today -- April 10, 2018

The Toll of Distracted Driving Hits Home for Washington Township Family
Courier-Post -- April 9, 2018

How to Keep Your Teen From Distracted Driving
NBC-10@Issue -- April 8, 2018

CHOP Research in the News: Driving & ADHD, Bike Safety, Concussion Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 6, 2018

Crash Tests Confirm Safety of Rear-facing Carseats in Rear Impact Collisions
Reuters -- April 3, 2018

Linking Teen Driving Behaviors to ADHD, Other Mental Health Factors
Penn Today -- March 27, 2018

Violence Prevention Initiative Reinforces How Research Helps to Keep Kids Safe
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- March 27, 2018

CHOP Women Participate in GETT 2018
This Week @ CHOP -- March 26, 2018

Bike Lanes Experiment Measures Cyclist Response to Infrastructure Design
Penn Today -- March 21, 2018

How Treating Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue Could Help Children
Christian Science Monitor -- March 19, 2018

Four Women in Science: What Inspires Them to Make Breakthroughs
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- March 15, 2018

People Who Don't Buckle Up in the Back Seat are Running Real Risks
The Washington Post -- March 3, 2018

Can Vehicle Decals Improve Young Driver Safety?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- February 23, 2018

When Families Participate in Research, Breakthroughs Happen
Breakthroughs Report, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia  -- January 30, 2018 

It's About Exposure: High U.S. Childhood Mortality Rates Due to Car Crashes and Firearm Assaults
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- January 23, 2018

Concussions in Teen Athletes: Making Sure the Brain is Okay Before Getting Cleared to Play
Philadelphia Inquirer -- January 11, 2018


Research to Impact: Dr. Flaura Winston Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- November 30, 2017

CChIPS' Annual Report Highlights Consortium's Unique Synergy
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- November 28, 2017

Powerful Collaborations Coalesce When the Research World Meets the Real World
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- November 15, 2017

Graduated Driver Licensing: Not a One-Size-Fits-All Approach
Directions, Highway Safety Research Center at UNC -- November 15, 2017

Accident Statistics Don't Lie: Teens Have High Crash Rates -- November 7, 2017

National Teen Driver Safety Week -- Then and Now
State Farm News Room -- October 16, 2017

Dr. Flaura Winston Elected Into the National Academy of Medicine
This Week at CHOP -- October 16, 2017

Adolescent Boys Who Are Victims of Physical Assaults Also Need Help for Emotional Trauma
STAT News, First Opinion -- October 9, 2017

This Mom Dropped Her Son 2 Years Ago. Every Parent Needs to See Her Message About Mom Guilt -- October 6, 2017

American Academy of Nursing Announces New Fellows
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing News -- October 5, 2017

Teaming Up to Quantify Youth Concussions
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- September 27, 2017

CHOP Pediatrician, Former NFL Lineman Speak at Shipley Coaches Meeting
PA Prep Live -- September 14, 2017

NFL Making $40 Million Available for Medical Research
USA Today -- August 29, 2017

In the Fight Against Bullying, a Glimmer of Hope
The New York Times -- August 28, 2017

CHOP Researchers Talk Sports Concussion Prevention and Research on Air
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 25, 2017

Head Trauma in High School Football May Be More Complicated Than We Thought
Scientific American -- August 24, 2017

Cars Are Starting to Remind Us Not to Leave Baby in the Back Seat
NPR, All Things Considered -- August 24, 2017 

Snapshot Science: Did A New App Facilitate Faster, Easier Dermatology Consults for Families?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 17, 2017

What Should Parents Look For In A Driving School?
Philadelphia Inquirer and -- August 17, 2017

Are We Ready for Self-Driving Cars?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 8, 2017

How One Hospital Is Addressing Youth Violence
Medscape -- August 7, 2017 

The Complicated Issue of "See Something, Say Something" in Science
Penn Medicine News Blog -- August 4, 2017

CHOP Leads Child Safety Project through Toyota Collaborative Safety Research Center
CHOP News -- August 2, 2017

New Simulators Test Skills of First-Time Drivers Before Licensure; Pilot Program Begins in Ohio
Forbes -- July 31, 2017 

New Study Finds Mobile Health App for Dermatology Can Help Families
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- July 28, 2017

Trauma Is As Trauma Does: Healing Victims of Violence
Philadelphia Medicine -- Summer 2017

Teens with ADHD Have Elevated Crash Risk, But Lower Than Previously Reported, New Study Finds
Forbes -- July 25, 2017

Is My Teen With ADHD Ready to Drive?
Healthy Kids Blog, -- July 18, 2017

JAMA Neurology Study Looks at Brain Health Years After High School Football
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute-- July 13, 2017

Gun Violence and Children
WHYY Radio Times -- July 6, 2017

Vehicular Crashes More Common in Teens with ADHD -- July 5, 2017

Giving Teens with ADHD the Keys to Safer Driving
Medscape -- July 3, 2017

New Study: Electronic Health Record Tools Can Strengthen Concussion Management
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 30, 2017

Study Finds Technology Addiction May Lead to Distracted Driving
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 30, 2017

How To Improve Driving Skills of Teens with ADHD
US News & World Report -- June 28, 2017

At CHOP, Helping to See a Better Way to Diagnose Concussions
Philly Voice -- June 26, 2017

Child Safety Campaign Urges Parents to Ask About Unlocked Guns
WHYY Newsworks -- June 21, 2017

What Do the Latest Bullying Rates Tell Us? -- June 21, 2017

Study Reveals "Staggering" Toll of Guns on U.S. Kids
CBS News -- June 19, 2017

Study Finds Teens with ADHD Have Lower Crash Risk Than Previously Reported
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute - June 16, 2017

ADHD Tied to Driver's License Delays, Crash Risks
Reuters -- June 13, 2017

Do Assault-injured Youth Want Mental Health Care?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 13, 2017

Young Drivers With ADHD 36% More Likely to Have An Accident, Study Says
CNN -- June 12, 2017

Teens With ADHD Face A Higher Crash Risk
HealthDay -- June 12, 2017

Study Looks at Motor Vehicle Accident Risk in Young Drivers with ADHD
News Medical -- June 12, 2017

Tuning in to Violence Prevention Initiative and Youth's Voice in Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 8, 2017

Teen Boys Treated for Assault Often Want Mental Health Care, Too
HealthDay -- June 7, 2017

Hospital Discovers More Than $90K in Unclaimed Funds, Pays it Forward
Good Morning America --  June 2, 2017

CHOP Allocates $91,000 in Unclaimed Money to Anti-Bullying
6ABC -- June 2, 2017

'Good Morning America’ Goes Live With Madeline Bell and Violence Prevention Initiative
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 2, 2017

Research First Line of Defense as NFL Moves to Improve Player Safety
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- April/May 2017

CHOP & Penn Engineering Team Up for Concussion Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 19, 2017

American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Honors Dr. Christina Master
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 19, 2017

After a Trauma like the Henry School Bus Crash, Students Need Attention and Support -- May 17, 2017

CHOP, Penn Teaming Up to Study Sports-related Concussion in Teens
Philly Voice --  May 15, 2017

CHOP Experts Weigh In On New Bullying Statistics
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 5, 2017

Violence Prevention Initiative Wins Hospital Charitable Services Award
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 5, 2017

We Push the Boundaries of Science When Research Fields Intersect
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 3, 2017

Are Bullies Getting Run Out of U.S. Schools?
HealthDay -- May 1, 2017

Snapshot Science: Do Teens With Autism Get Their Driver's License?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 25, 2017

Teens With ASD Who Want to Drive: Determining Who Is Ready -- April 21, 2017

Study: Some Teens with Form of Autism Are Successfully Getting Behind the Wheel
KYW NewsRadio 1060 -- April 15, 2017

1 in 3 Teens with Autism Licensed to Drive, Study Finds
CBS News -- April 12, 2017

Flaura Winston Recognized With 2017 Women in Business Healthcare Awards
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 11, 2017

Culture Shift - Spreading Trauma-Informed Care Across a Health System
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- March 21, 2017

Employees. Entrepreneurs.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2016 Annual Report -- February 27, 2017

Entrepreneurial Spirit Revving Up Pediatric Research at CHOP
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute Annual Report -- February 27, 2017

Parents: You Can Help Reduce Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths
Healthy Kids Blog, -- February 22, 2017

Kids Health Matters: Youth Violence -- February 15, 2017

The NFL’s Engineering Roadmap: Driving Progress Toward Better Protective Equipment -- Feb 10, 2017

New Penn/CHOP Research Informs Interventions for Global Road Safety
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- February 10, 2017

Developing New Ideas to Improve Children's Health
Healthcare Financial Management Association, -- January 30, 2017

$14 Million Grant to Improve Mobility and Safety in Transportation 
Penn Current -- January 19, 2017

Teen Driver Research Steering in the Right Direction
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- January 13, 2017

Kids Health Matters: Teenage Drivers -- January 11, 2017

Child Sensor: Technological solutions could prevent children from dying of hyperthermia after being left alone in cars
Vision Zero International -- January 2017


In the New Year, Model Empathy and Compassion at Home
Healthy Kids Blog, -- December 28, 2016 

Are We Ready to Honor the Promise of "Free" Depression Screenings for Teens?
Hospital & Health System Association of Pennsylvania Blog -- December 23, 2016

A Hearing Test May Be Able to Identify a Concussion
Washington Post -- December 22, 2016

Why Sports Officials Are Your Friends
Healthy Kids Blog, -- November 22, 2016

Startup of the Week: Diagnostic Driving for Safer Roads
BizPhilly, Philadelphia Magazine -- November 17, 2016

CHOP Research in the News: Vaccine Safety, Emotions and Driving, Concussion Discussions, Surgical Excellence Award
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- November 11, 2016

Teaching our kids: Abuse is never acceptable
Healthy Kids Blog, -- October 25, 2016

Parents and Teens Learn the Way to Safety
Penn Medicine Magazine -- October 19, 2016

Research in Motion to Curb Cell Phone Use While Driving
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- October 19, 2016

Teens Asleep at the Wheel and a Spike in Deaths but Many do the Right Thing -- October 17, 2016

When Are Teen Drivers Most Likely to Break the Rules? -- October 15, 2016

Study Shows Most Newly Licensed Drivers Follow GDL Limits
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- October 14, 2016

How to Heal Head Injuries? Try New App
Philadelphia Inquirer --  October 2, 2016

As Airbag Recalls Mount, Are There Alternatives to Protect Drivers?
Forbes -- September 28, 2016

Concussion Rates Are Way Up, Especially in Pa. and NJ
Philadelphia Inquirer --  September 27, 2016

Yes, People Really Are Driving While Playing Pokemon Go
National Public Radio -- September 16, 2016

Study Drives Down Into Teen’ Perceptions of Passenger Distraction
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- September 16, 2016

How Can I Help My New College Student Manage Stress
Healthy Kids Blog, -- September 12, 2016

How Some Providers Are Stoking Entrepreneurial Fires To Ensure Health Financials
Healthcare Dive -- September 6, 2016

A View of New Airplane Safety Recommendations for Tiny Travelers
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- September 2, 2016

How Reformed 'Mean Girls' Can Help Their Classmates
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- August 22, 2016

Rally Racing School Teaches the Basics of Controlled Mayhem
New York Times -- August 18, 2016

Concussions: How they can be different in the summer
Healthy Kids Blog, -- August 18, 2016

Safety, Thinking, Partnerships, Motherhood: Six Key Quotes from a Physician Scientist on a Mission
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 16, 2016

Gender-Questioning Kids: When Is It Gender Dysphoria? -- August 8, 2016

Kids Dying in Hot Cars. Can We Stop It?
Forbes -- August 4, 2016

PA's New Car Seat Law Goes Into Effect in August
Healthy Kids Blog, -- July 28, 2016

Capitalizing on the Research Potential of Mobile and Digital Technology
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- July 11, 2016

How Japan Saves Lives With Driver Decals, The Atlantic -- July 8, 2016

Pediatric Concussion Rates Are Undercounted
Neurology Now -- July 1, 2016

Fastening Seat Belts: The 3 Seconds That Save Lives
Consumer Reports -- June 29, 2016

Are Kids Getting More Concussions Than We Realize? -- June 21, 2016

Why Drowsy Driving Is Impaired Driving
Healthy Kids Blog, -- June 14, 2016

Alabama Children at Risk of Death in Hot Cars
The Anniston Star -- June 7, 2016

What It Means When Children Explore Gender Identity
Healthy Kids Blog, -- June 6, 2016

CHOP Research in the News: Counting Concussions, Genetics and Autism, Child Injury Prevention, and Gun Violence
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 3, 2016

Kids' Concussion Rates May Be Vastly Underreported: Study
CBS News -- June 1, 2016

Wear Orange on June 2: National Gun Violence Awareness Day
Healthy Kids Blog, -- June 1, 2016

We Must Challenge Assumptions about Pediatric Concussions
Huffpost Healthy Living Blog -- May, 31 2016

Studies Support Parent-Teen Communication to Improve Adolescent Health
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- May 31, 2016

Concussions in Children May Be Vastly Underreported, Study Finds
ABC News -- May 31, 2016

Kids' Concussion Rates May Be Higher Than Thought
U.S. News & World Report -- May 31, 2016

Kids Health Matters: Bullying
6ABC-TV -- May 25, 2016

How Poverty Hurts Kids Health
Radio Times, WHYY-FM -- May 25, 2016
*Featuring Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Roy Wade, MD, PhD, MPH

Ontario's Safe Texting Zones Act A Step Closer to Reality
Cantech Letter -- May 21, 2016

Bringing Science to Life at the Philadelphia Science Festival
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 17, 2016

CHOP Research in the News: Youth Violence, Novice Drivers, Obesity and Sexual Behavior
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 22, 2016

Gun Violence Interventions Have to Happen Early in Life
Huffington Post -- April 18, 2016

Are Doctors the Key to Ending Philly Gun Violence?
Philadelphia Magazine -- April 17, 2016

Growing Into Healthy Relationships: A Teen Dating Violence Q&A
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 12, 2016

4 Ways to Avoid Raising a Bully
CHOP News -- April 5, 2016

When Do 'Time Outs' Have Their Time and Place?
Healthy Kids Blog, -- April 4, 2016

Philly Officials Seeking Solution to Deadly Violence Among Teens
Newsworks -- WHYY-FM -- March 28, 2016

City Council Gets an Earful on Youth Violence
Philly Voice -- March 28, 2016

Bystander First Aid Turns Everyday Citizens Into First Responders
The Pulse, WHYY-FM -- March 10, 2016
*Featuring Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Steven Berkowitz, MD

In the Neighborhood: Environmental Features Associated With Teen Homicide
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- March 7, 2016

New Research Affinity Group Supports Research Arena in mHealth
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- February 29 , 2016

Here's What Happens at a 'Speed Dating' Event for Researchers and Community Groups -- February 5, 2016

The 'Duct Tape Challenge' and Other Dangerous Social Media Trends
Healthy Kids Blog, -- February 4, 2016

What You Should Know About Hoverboards
Healthy Kids Blog, -- January 26, 2016

Positive Adult Connections Play Protective Role for At-Risk Youth
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- January 26, 2016

Violence Against The World's Children is Epidemic, Report Shows
CBS News -- January 25, 2016

CHOP VPI-- Community-Driven Research Day
The MOJO, 900 AM WURD -- January 22, 2016

What Your Teen Can Do If Someone's Texting While Driving Them -- January 14, 2016

When Everybody Buckles Up, Front Seat May Be Safer Than Back
Reuters -- January 7, 2016

Most Restraints for Pets in Cars Fail Crash Test
Today Show -- January 4, 2016


Research Keeping Children Safe in Hospitals and Communities
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- December 29, 2015

Research Making Impacts Far Beyond the Lab
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- December 29, 2015

Is Football Safe? New 'Concussion' Movie Stirs Debate Over Risks For Young Athletes
International Business Times -- December 27, 2015

The Film 'Concussion' and Latest Research on Concussions
Radio Times, WHYY-FM -- December 23, 2015

Teens Know Dangers of Driving and Cell Phone Use, Yet Do It Anyway
Penn News Today -- December 17, 2015

Gaps in Care for Child Trauma and Stress After Injury
CHOP News -- December 16, 2015

Simulator Exposes Teens to High-risk Driving Conditions
Penn Current -- November 19, 2015

In A World with Guns, Sensible Ways to Keep Kids Safe
Healthy Kids Blog, -- November 18, 2015

Driving Safety Research Accelerates Into Business
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- October 31, 2015

Driving Safety Research Gets Traction as Business Venture
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- October 30, 2015

Dreamit Day Shows Off Latest Health Start-ups
Philadelphia Inquirer -- October 27, 2015

Head Impact Sensors Show Promise, But Shortcomings Abound
Sports Illustrated -- October 22, 2015

Help Your Teen Avoid Impaired Driving
Healthy Kids Blog, -- October 21, 2015

Do You Know the Best Practice for Car and Booster Seats for Older Children?
Healthy Kids Blog, -- October 13, 2015

Focus on Vision and Balance Deficits Following Youth Concussion
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- October 6, 2015

Child Car Seats Often Don't Fit Cars Properly, Study Says -- September 9, 2015

Embrace the Philly Bike and Pedestrian Movement With Safety
Healthy Kids Blog, -- September 8, 2015

Kids' Seats Not Always The Right Fit for Vehicles
The Columbus Dispatch -- September 7, 2015

Web-based Game Teaches Coping Strategies
Discovery to Innovation, CHOP Research Institute -- August 21, 2015

Safer Roads: 23 Awesome Groups Working to End Texting and Driving
Independent Motors Blog -- August 18, 2015

4 out of 5 Parents Don't Install Car Seats Correctly
The Arizona Republic -- August 10, 2015

5 Most Common Mistakes With Car or Booster Seats
The Arizona Republic -- August 8, 2015

Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe on the Playground
Healthy Kids Blog, -- August 4, 2015

Many Newly Licensed Drivers Don't Know How to Drive; New Assessment Aims to Help
Forbes -- July 31, 2015

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task
HealthDay News-- July 3, 2015

Branding Teen Drivers As Newbies Doesn't Prevent Crashes
National Public Radio -- June 30, 2015

Pediatrician Studies Social, Economic Roots of Kids' Health Issues -- June 28, 2015
*Article features Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Roy Wade, MD, PhD, MPH

Web-based game Teaches Coping Strategies After Traumatic Event 
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 25, 2015

The Top 3 Critical Errors Teen Drivers Make
Healthy Kids Blog, -- June 23, 2015

Is Riding Shotgun Safer Than Sitting in the Back? Advances are Needed in Rear Seat Safety -- June 22, 2015

Teaching Teens to Drive: Tips from CHOP Experts
Health Tip of the Week,  CHOP -- June 16, 2015

Teenagers Can't Drive, Shocking But True Says New Study
The Inquisitr -- June 16, 2015

Teen Driver Safety Researchers Use Simulator to Diagnose Driving
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 10, 2015

Study: Newly Licensed Teen Drivers Lack Critical Driving Skills -- June 10, 2015

Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers: Parenting Tips from Allison Curry, PhD, MPH -- June 10, 2015

Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers: Parenting Tips from Catherine McDonald, PhD, RN -- June 10, 2015

Are Teens Driving Safely? Study Suggests They May Not Be
NJ1015 .com -- June 10, 2015

Driving Simulator Shows Many New Drivers Not Ready for the Road
Consumer Affairs Blog -- June 9, 2015

Road Warrior: A Big Reach for Teen Driver Safety -- May 29, 2015

Teens Getting Their Licenses After 18 -- What Do I Need to Know?
Healthy Kids Blog, -- May 13, 2015

Kids Health Matters: Teen Driving Safety Tips
6ABC-TV -- May 6, 2015

Center for Injury Research and Prevention Students Honored
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 23, 2015

At Children's Hospital, ER Visits Offer Opportunity to Check on Teen's Mental Health
Newsworks, WHYY-FM Radio -- April 22, 2015

Stay in Touch With Safety During Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 14, 2015

We Can Prevent Crashes: Driving Safety Expert Dr. Flaura WInston Visits Ireland
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 13, 2015

Bridging the Social Media Gap Between Parents and Teens
Healthy Kids -- March 31, 2015

Ensuring Your Child's Driver's License Isn't a License to Kill
Newsweek -- March 29, 2015

Eye Reflexes, Balance Problems the Window to Concussion in Kids
The Globe and Mail -- March 22, 2015

How Did Toddler Survive Hanging Upside Down After Crash Into River?
Fox & Friends -- March 11, 2015

Delco Death a Sad Reminder: Guns Raise Suicide Risk -- March 10, 2015

To Head Off Trauma's Legacy, Start Young
National Public Radio -- March 9, 2015

Avoid the Regret and Buckle Up
Healthy Kids -- March 9, 2015

Beyond the Bandages, Nurses Treat Trauma
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- January 23, 2015

Using Science to Help Teach Teens Safe Driving Skills
Minds On the Road Blog, Association for Psychological Science -- January 14, 1015

Helping Kids Cope When A Parent Is Injured
Healthy Kids -- January 12, 2015

Research Improves Training, Assessment of Teen Driving Skills
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- January 9, 2015

Racing Video Games May Influence Later Behavior
Reuters Health -- January 7, 2015

Researchers Study Factors That May Complicate Concussion Recovery
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- January 5, 2015


90 Percent of Consumers Want Some Government Oversight on Health Apps -- December  9, 2014

Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys But Encourage Your Girl Babies to Be Engineers
Healthy Kids Blog, -- December 9, 2014

Everyone Should Learn to Drive in a Simulator
The Verge -- December 9, 2014

Research Centers Team Up to Help Teens With ADHD and ASD Drive Safely
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- November 24, 2014

Check Up: Study Finds Graduated Licensing Systems, Decals Help Reduce Accidents
Philadelphia Inquirer -- November 16, 2014

Road Warrior: Study Links ID Decals to Drop in Teen Crashes
Bergen Record -- November 9, 2014

Vital Stats: Traffic Fatalities Declining, Faster for Children
Philadelphia Inquirer -- November 9, 2014

Editorial: Kyleigh's Law Working
Asbury Park Press -- November 8, 2014

New Jersey's Graduated Driver Decals Linked to Fewer Crashes
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- November 7, 2014

Has Kyleigh's Law Prevented Car Crashes?
NJTV -- November 6, 2014

How to Use Children's Car Booster Seats -- November 4, 2014

Road Warrior: Nearly 3,200 Fewer Teen Crashes Since N.J.'s Kyleigh's Law, Study Says
Bergen Record -- November 4, 2014

Study: N.J.'s Teen Driver Decals Show Sustained Link With Fewer Crashes
Insurance Journal -- November 3, 2014

Better Ways to Teach Teens to Drive
Wall Street Journal -- October 21, 2014

Pa., Nation Spotlight Teen Driver Safety
Chadds Ford Live -- October 20, 2014

Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute --  October 15, 2014

Research Tool Based on Common Crash Scenarios for Teens
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute --  October 3, 2014

Keeping Kids Safe: What You Don't Know Could Hurt Them -- September 29, 2014

Investigators Take Clinical Look at Teen Driver Safety
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- September 24, 2014

Who's at Fault When a Child Dies in a Hot Car?
TIME -- September 2, 2014

Catherine McDonald Blogs on CHOP's Injury Research and Prevention Blog
Penn Nursing News -- August 26, 2014

Villanova Engineers Create Device to Monitor Athletic Performance, Head Impacts 
WHYY Newsworks -- August 25, 2014

Teaching Safety from the Car Seat to the Driver Seat
Healthy Kids Blog, -- August 18, 2014

Celebrating Student Contributions to Injury Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 11, 2014

Web program can help teens learn to drive -- August 11, 2014

Parents, hang up! Your call may be distracting your teen driver -- August 8, 2014

Parenting Rights, Child Supervision and the Law
WHYY Newsworks -- July 28, 2014

Global News Highlights
Injury Prevention -- July 22, 2014

Why Hot Cars Are So Deadly
Here & Now, National Public Radio -- July 21, 2014

How to Solve the Problem of Kids Getting Left in Hot Cars
Yahoo! Health-- July 16, 2014

Teens learning to drive do better with Web-based training tool
WHYY -- June 30, 2014

Parents can learn to be better teachers of teen drivers, study says
The Boston Globe -- June 24, 2014

Parents Get Some Help in Teaching Their Teens To Drive
National Public Radio -- June 23, 2014

Web-Based Program May Help Beginner Drivers
MedlinePlus -- June 23, 2014

What Are 'Adverse Childhood Experiences'? Ask Philadelphia Residents
The Public's Health, -- June 20, 2014

Concussion Prevention, Care Are Key Targets for Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 17, 2014

When Parents Are Injured, Children May Get PTSD
Reuters Health -- June 4, 2014

Expertos en lesiones de ninos lanzan website para apoyer en recuperacion
El Paracaidist, June 2, 2014

New Multimedia Bullying Prevention Program Developed By Local Hospital & School
Health, CBSPhilly -- May 16, 2014

Targeting Youth Violence with Advocacy, Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 16, 2014

Teen Drivers Need Better Training to Counter Inexperience and Inattention
Annenberg Public Policy Center Adolescent Communication Institute -- April 30, 2014

Raising Healthy Kids: Bullying
HealthCheck, -- April 30, 2014

How Do I Find Credible Health Apps?
Healthy Kids Blog, -- April  29, 2014

Firearm Violence and Kids: A Policy Statement -- April 14, 2014

After Violent Attacks on Children, More Calls For Controls
Philadelphia Inquirer -- April 12, 2014

In A Sea of Mobile Devices, How Do We Know Which Ones Are Most Effective?
WHYY Newsworks -- April 10, 2014

How Do I Find Credible Health Info Online?
HealthyKids Blog, -- April 10, 2014

CNN News Room- Pittsburgh-Area School Stabbing
CNN (video) -- April 10, 2014
*Video features Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Steven Berkowitz, MD

Students Recount What Happened During Stabbing
USA Today -- April 9, 2014
*Article features Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Steven Berkowitz, MD

Let Kids Talk About What They Saw, What They're Feeling, Franklin Regional Parents Told -- April 9, 2014
*Article features Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Steven Berkowitz, MD

Stress Hormone Tied to Crash Risk Among Teens in Study
Reuters article in Chicago Tribune-- April 8, 2014

How Gender Affects the Behavior of Teen Drivers
The Atlantic Blog -- April 1, 2014

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Launches New Violence Prevention Initiative
The Gun Crisis Reporting Project -- March 26, 2014

More to Car Seat Safety Than Just Strapping Kids In
The Philadelphia Inquirer, -- March 24, 2014

Philadelphia: Brotherly Love and Trauma-informed Practice
The Public's Health Blog, -- March 21, 2014

Asking a Key Question to Understand Puzzling Behaviors
WHYY Newsworks -- February 27, 2014

Why Take the Risk? Progress Needed to Keep Kids Safe in Cars
Healthy Kids Blog, -- February 6, 2014

Fighting Bullying in Philly Schools, New CHOP Program Sees Early Success
WHYY Newsworks -- January 17, 2014

Is Your Teen with ADHD Ready to Drive?
Healthy Kids Blog, -- January 2, 2014


Auto Safety Has Come A Long Way
Congress Blog -- December 20, 2013

Flaura Winston, CBS TV, Teenage Crash Research
University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Economics News -- December 9, 2013

Local Scientists Examine 'New Driver' Mistakes
Philadelphia CBS3 -- November 22, 2013

How Can I Help My Child After An Injury?
HealthyKids Blog, -- November 14, 2013

Why Crashes Don't Happen in a 'Blink of an Eye'
Huffington Post -- November 13, 2013

The Dangers of Concussions in Youth Athletes
WHYY Radio Times  -- November 7, 2013

Huge Research Gaps on Youth Concussion in Sports, U.S. Report Finds
ScienceInsider, Science Magazine  -- October 30, 2013

Report Finds 'Culture of Resistance' on Youth Concussion -- October 30, 2013

Hit the Brakes! GPS Mom Is Watching
Time Magazine  -- October 25, 2013

How Can I Help My Teen Become A Better Driver?
Healthy Kids Blog,  -- October 21, 2013

Concussions and Kids: 6 Common Myths
Healthy Kids Blog,  -- October 15, 2013

Haunted by a Child's Illness
18 and Under Blog, New York Times  -- October 15, 2013

Hey, Why Did You Floor It? Tracking Junior Behind the Wheel
National Public Radio  -- October 14, 2013

ADHD, Texting and Driving: A Deadly Mix
Los Angeles Times -- August 12, 2013

Penn Student Participates in Undergraduate Research on Child Injury
Penn News -- August 6, 2013

Weekend 'Catch-Up' Sleep May Cut Young Drivers' Crash Risk
HealthDay News -- May 20, 2013

Teen Texting at the Wheel Tied to More Driving Risks
Reuters Health -- May 13, 2013

Penn Medicine CAREs Grant Helps Prevent Youth Violence
Penn Medicine News Blog  -- May 8, 2013

Teen Driver Deaths Fall 47 Percent Over 6 Years -- April 22, 2013

Students Get Graphic Lesson on DUI Dangers
Chester County Daily Local  -- April 18, 2013

Teen Driving Fatalities Declined 47 Percent in Last 6 Years -- April 8, 2013

Fewer U.S. Teens Dying in Teen-Driver Crashes
HealthDay News, April 4, 2013

Teen Driving: 5 Lessons From 3 Deadly Crashes, April 1, 2013


Fresh Efforts to Improve Teens' Concussion Care
Wall Street Journal, November 19, 2012

Road Warrior: Report Rekindles Debate Over Teen Decal, October 29, 2012

Study Finds New Jersey License Plate Decal Reduced Teen Crashes, October 25, 2012

Study: 'Red Decal' for Young NJ Drivers Has Lowered Accident Rates
NewsWorks, October 24, 2012

Road Warrior: Study Says NJ Red Decal Program Keeping Young Drivers Safe, October 23, 2012

Keeping Teen Drivers Safe Through Public Health Law: Allison Curry Q&A
NewPublicHealth blog, October 23, 2012

Wisniewski Cites New Study As Sign That New Teen Driving Restrictions Are Helping
NJ Today, October 23, 2012

A New Course For Concussions
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 9, 2012

Healthy Kids Minute: Car Seat Safety, August 30, 2012

Despite Tech, Kids Still Die in Parked Cars
Discovery News, August 23, 2012

Teen Driving: Parents Are the Key, August 16, 2012

Products to Alert Parents of a Child Left in a Car Seat Found to be Unreliable
New York Times, July 31, 2012

Forgotten Baby Devices Don't Always Work
The Washington Post, July 30, 2012

Death in the Back Seat: Feds Call Forgotten-child Safety Devices 'Unreliable', July 30, 2012

Cheer Up! It's Just Your Child Behind the Wheel
National Public Radio 'Morning Edition', July 30, 2012

Two Local Professors and Violence Prevention Researchers Create Animated Videos Aimed at Teens
NewsWorks, WHYY-FM, May 24, 2012

Why The Next 100 Days For Teen Drivers Are The Deadliest, May 21, 2012

Baby Bottles, Pacifiers, Sippy Cups Can Injure
U.S. News & World Report HealthDay, May 14, 2012

Parents Urged to Talk, Make Contract With Their Teen Drivers
USA Today, May 14, 2012

Teen Driving Crashes Can Cause Lifelong Effects on the Brain, May 4, 2012

Cellphones, Texting Put Teen Drivers in Danger, Studies Show
U.S. News & World Report HealthDay, April 30, 2012

Stricter Seat Belt Laws Get Teens to Buckle Up, Study Shows
U.S. News & World Report HealthDay, April 24, 2012

Car Crashes Are The Leading Cause of Fatal Head Trauma Among Teens
Automotive Intelligentsia Blog -- Forbes Magazine, April 2, 2012

The Challenge of Driving With Asperger's
New York Times, March 28, 2012

Learning to Drive With A.D.H.D.
New York Times, March 27, 2012

What Distracts Teens Most? Other Teens, March 12, 2012

Relentless Safety Push for Teen Drivers
Chester County Blog -- Philadelphia Inquirer, March 9, 2012

Reducing Teen Traffic Accidents
Healthy Kids Blog -- Philadelphia Inquirer, February 13, 2012

PA Getting Tougher With New Teenage Drivers
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 3, 2012

Travelogue: Passengers Affect Teen Driver Safety
Delaware County Times, January 28, 2012

Teen Drivers Better Off Without Friends in Car
Family Goes Strong blog, January 26, 2012

Study: Teens Driving Their Friends Increase Distraction
Consumer Reports, January 25, 2012

Passengers and Personalities Heighten Teen Car Crashes, January 25, 2012

Risky Business: Teens Driving with Other Teens
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 24, 2012

Distracted Teen Driving: The Hazards of Having Friends in the Car
Time Magazine, January 24, 2012

Taking Their Turn
The Columbus Dispatch, January 22, 2012

Approach Driving, January 15, 2012

Little Known About How Autism Affects Teen Drivers: Researchers
US News & World Report HealthDay, January 13, 2012


California Mandates Car Seats for Kids Up to 8 Years Old
ABC News, December 29, 2011

Children's Weight Does Not Affect Safety of Child Seats, Researchers Find
New York Times, November 28, 2011

Driver's Seat: Skid Practice and Other Driver Training
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 12, 2011

Check Up: American Academy of Pediatrics Pushing for Change on Child Car Seats
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 26, 2011

Curbs on Youngest Drivers May Cause More Crashes
USA Today, September 13, 2011

Children: In Crashes, a Grandparent Safety Factor
New York Times, September 12, 2011

Kids Are Safer in the Car With Their Grandparents Behind the Wheel
Time, July 18, 2011

Grandparent Drivers Keep Kids Safer in Crashes
msnbc, July 18, 2011

Teen Driving Video, July 7, 2011

Center Studies Safer Cars for Kids
U.S. News and World Report, April 20, 2011

New Lessons to Pave a Road to Safety
The New York Times Online, April 18, 2011

Four Ways to Prevent Teen Car Crashes
Boston Globe, April 13, 2011

New Study and Public Service Ad Contest Boost DOT Safety Efforts During National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
The Fast Lane, April 12, 2011

Study Looks at Errors That Lead to Fatal Teen Crashes
Consumer Reports, April 12, 2011

Ronnie Polaneczky: Teen Driving Laws: Pass Them Now
Philadelphia Daily News, April 5, 2011

New Advice: Tots Safest in Rear-facing Car Seats Until Age 2
US News & World Report on, March 21, 2011

Rear-facing Car Seats Advised for Older Toddlers
New York Times, March 21, 2011

Child-Safety Seat Recommendations Revamped
ABC News, March 21, 2011

New AAP Car Seat Safety Guidelines: Rear-Facing Until Age 2, March 21, 2011

Teen Safety: We Have Miles to Go
The Globe and Mail, February 21, 2011

Why Teen Drivers Are Dangerous
Wall Street Journal, February 14, 2011

Is Focus On Distracted Driving Going Down the Wrong Road?
USA Today, January 16, 2011

Runge: Focus on Texting, Other Driver Distractions Misdirected
USA Today, January 16, 2011


Expert Warns Against Flying With Infant In Arms
KYW-AM, December 16, 2010

Child Passenger Safety in Automobiles
C-SPAN, December 9, 2010

To Lessen Brain Injuries, Put Focus on Prevention
Philadelphia Inquirer, November 26, 2010

Driven to Distraction
Family Circle, November 1, 2010

Are Parent-teen Contracts the Key in Driver's Ed?
USA Today, October 19, 2010

If Parents Play Cops, Teen Drivers Win on Safety
USA Today, October 19, 2010

It's National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 17-23), So Talk to Your Kids
TIME, October 18, 2010

Sweet 16 Can Be Sweeter Without Driver's License
USA Today, September 13, 2010

When a Child Gets Hurt, a Sibling May Be at Risk
The New York Times, June 7, 2010

Crash Course in Saving Young Lives
Globe and Mail, April 29, 2010

When Should Teens Start Driving?
Wall Street Journal, April 6, 2010

New Laws Aim to Make Driving Safer for Teens
U.S. News & World Report, March 18, 2010

Your Health: Teens Do Better With Parents Who Set Limits
USA Today, February 7, 2010


Inflatable Seat Belts Aimed at Second Row Safety
Today Show, November 5, 2009

Are Your Kids Really Safer in Car Seats?
Good Morning America, October 20, 2009

Your Health: Being Open Can Be Critical to Help Injured Children Heal
USA Today, July 12, 2009


Many Unlicensed Teen Drivers Put Safety Last
Health Day, November 3, 2008

Young, At the Wheel and At Risk
The New York Times, October 7, 2008

New Questions on Booster Seats
The Wall Street Journal, October 1, 2008

Study Shows Not All Booster Seats Up to Snuff
The Associated Press, September 30, 2008

It's Not Discipline, It's a Teachable Moment
New York Times, September 14, 2008

Q&A: How to Steer Teen Drivers to Safety
The Wall Street Journal- online edition, March 27, 2008

The Impact of Car Seats: A New Prescription for Prevention?, January 25, 2008


Distractions Challenge Teen Drivers
USA Today, January 25, 2007

For Teen Drivers, Distractions Can Be As Deadly As Drinking
Good Morning America, January 25, 2007

'Consumer Reports' Retracts Story Bashing Car Seats
USA Today, January 19, 2007