This week’s In the News tackles some risky business, from youth violence, to novice drivers, and the relationship between obesity in adolescence and sexual behavior. Read on to find out how researchers are exploring new approaches to these complex issues.
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Drivers who turn the key of the driving simulator at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) quickly become immersed.
Per mile driven, teens have three times the fatal crash risk than adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“CHOP is at the forefront of teen driver safety research, and it is an amazing place to take these leaps because of our interdisciplinary nature,” Dr. Winston said.