Tag Archive: teen driving

Aug 08 2017

Are We Ready for Self-driving Cars?

Self-driving cars are speedily racing toward becoming an everyday reality, with Congress considering recently introduced bills that would allow the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to oversee the deployment of autonomous vehicles on public roads, pre-empting individual states from issuing local laws.

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Jul 13 2017

CTL019 Wins FDA Panel Support, Driving with ADHD, High School Football, New Genetic Syndrome, Teen Bone Growth, Missed Nursing Care

CAR T-cell therapy tops this week’s research roundup, with news about the experimental immunotherapy designed to re-engineer a patient’s cells to fight cancer making late-breaking and captivating headlines across the nation.

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Jun 30 2017

Measuring Flexible Thinking, Managing Concussions, Tech Addiction, 2017 Pew Scholar, U.S. News & World Report

Every good researcher needs a sturdy set of tools: Whether it’s a new technology that drives efficiency, the financial support that accompanies an award, or simple advice from a research mentor, all of these resources make collective breakthroughs possible.

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Apr 11 2017

Flaura Winston Recognized With 2017 Women in Business Healthcare Awards

Dr. Winston was recognized as the “Best Children’s Health Executive” and “Best Child Healthcare Service & Pediatrician of the Year 2017” for the state of Pennsylvania from the UK-based publication, Women In Business Worldwide.

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Jun 03 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Counting Concussions, Genetics and Autism, Child Injury Prevention, and Gun Violence

If you’re among those of us who keeping mixing up your workdays following the holiday, yes, it’s already Friday. And you’re just in time for our weekly In the News highlights.

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Apr 13 2015

We Can Prevent Crashes: Driving Safety Expert Dr. Flaura Winston Visits Ireland

Flaura Winston, MD, PhD spoke to Ireland’s national broadcaster RTE Radio about a series of meetings at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland on preventing teen accidents and driving safety.

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Jan 09 2015

Research Improves Training, Assessment of Teen Driving Skills

Two studies cited by the Wall Street Journal article were led by CIRP experts. In August, JAMA Pediatrics published a study authored by Jessica Mirman, PhD, that examined the effectiveness of the web-based Teen Driving Plan (TDP) tool in improving teen driving

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Feb 04 2014

Center for Injury Research and Prevention Launches Child Safety Blog for Parents

A series of blog posts on driving safety for teens grabbed the attention of editors at the Philadelphia Inquirer’s online news source Philly.com and gave researchers at CHOP’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) a new opportunity to highlight their work and provide valuable information to Philadelphia families.

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