Tag Archive: teen

Mar 07 2016

In the Neighborhood: Environmental Features Associated With Teen Homicide

It is not a pretty picture. Boarded up, dilapidated buildings. Overgrown vacant lots filled with debris. Security bars on homes and businesses. A landscape of disorder surrounds many urban youth who are at higher risk of homicide. A new study took a close look at Philadelphia neighborhoods to determine if certain environmental features could be associated with youth violence.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/neighborhood-environmental-features-associated-teen-homicide/

Nov 07 2014

New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Decals Linked to Fewer Crashes

A new study from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention provides evidence that New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) decal provision is associated with a sustained decline in crash rates among provisional teen drivers.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-jerseys-graduated-driver-decals-linked-fewer-crashes/