Injury Prevention Program News and Updates

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A Perfect 10 Winter Sports Safety Tips

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Don't let an injury spoil your winter fun! Get expert advice on how to protect your family from common winter sports injuries.

Teaching Teens to Drive: Tips From CHOP Experts

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These tips from the experts at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Research Institute can help you teach your teen how to avoid accidents when they're behind the wheel.

Gun Safety and Your Adolescent

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CHOP pediatrician offers tips about how best to protect your teens and youth from accidental or intentional injury due to firearms in the home.

Most Mass Shootings Occur Within A Mile of a School or a Place Where Children Live, Learn and Play

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Once random and rare, today mass shootings are relatively common, often high-profile events that lead to catastrophic outcomes for both victims and witness bystanders. A new research letter published today in JAMA Pediatrics from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) shows that one in five mass shootings occurs within a block of a school and more than 90% occur within a mile of a school or place where children gather.