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JHCIRP: 25 Years

Celebrating Silver,
Reaching for Gold:
25 Years of Injury
Research and Policy

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JHCIRP In The NewsResearch from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy is often covered by local, national, and international media. Media also frequently call upon the Center for our expertise on injury-related issues, including, but not limited to, consumer product safety, domestic violence, and transportation injuries.

This In The News page includes examples of how our research makes news, in addition to stories in which our faculty and staff have been quoted.

April 2016

10 Items to Safeguard Your Home
Johns Hopkins Health Review

The Prospect of Self-Driving Cars and Preparing for A Regulatory Response
The Network for Public Health Law

march 2016Google: Autonomous cars coming 'relatively soon'

How to get firefighters to wear seat belts
Fire Chief

february 2016

Study Flags Seven States With High Rates of Accidental Gun Deaths
NBC News

Take Action Thursday with JHCIRP's Amanda Davani
FOX Baltimore (Part II here)

Preventable Injury Deaths Shorten Life Expectancy

January 2016Opioid overdoses on the rise, though utilization rates falling
Business Insurance Magazine

november 2015Public health leaders urge far-reaching reforms to curb prescription opioid epidemic

Stopping the opioid epidemic: Experts issue recommendations to prevent overdoses

Study Calls for End to 'Permissive' Opioid Prescribing
Pain News Network

Report Calls for Far-reaching Reforms to Stem Opioid Abuse

october 2015Florida Pill Mill Law, PDMP a Combination For Reducing Opioid Abuse
Pain Medicine News

September 2015Workplace Deaths in U.S. Rise 2 Percent, Federal Report Shows
Fair Warning

august 2015States Pressed To Increase Efforts To Reduce Drownings
The Huffington Post

Research Shows Residential Sprinklers Save Lives

Pill Bottles and Prescription Drug Poisonings
The Network for Public Health Law

july 2015Yes, texting while walking is actually dangerous, says study -- and common sense

june 2015A safer tomorrow
International Innovation

2015's Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers

may 2015

Young children risk scald burns from baths, playing in the kitchen
Yahoo! News

The Dangers of Sitting

24,400 Americans were injured on treadmills last year

April 2015IDEO brace gives troops, vets new life
The San Diego Union-Tribune

Carbon monoxide detectors save lives
The Baltimore Sun

March 2015A child or teen poisoned by medicine almost every minute: report

Poison Center Calls Reduce Across The U.S., But Young Children And Teens Still Face Highest Risk
Medical Daily

Seat Belt Use Laws and Rear Seat Adult Passengers
The Network for Public Health Law

New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members
The Baltimore Sun

February 2015Making Active Living the Norm!
Active Living Research Blog

January 2015Don't overestimate smoke alarm coverage
The Livingston Daily

Researchers want service members for leg brace study
The Marine Corps Times

December 2014Family 411: Travel Safety
FOX Baltimore

Kiddie gates, rules help prevent falls of furniture
Reuters Health

November 2014Thousands of children at risk from eating laundry pods, study finds

October 2014

"Road accidents are a major public health problem"
Trafico y Seguridad Vial Magazine (Spain)

NFLPA assembles group for domestic violence advice
USA Today

50 women to watch: Keshia M. Pollack
The Baltimore Sun

Phone Distractions Linked to Teen Pedestrian Accidents

Texting while walking: The dangerous traffic trend for teens

September 2014Drunk driving, red-light running: knowing the risk increased public support of traffic safety laws
Medical News Today

Faces of Public Health: Q&A with Andrea Gielen, the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy
New Public Health Blog

Walking Safely
Health Newsfeed Podcast

August 2014Back to School Pedestrian Safety for College Students
FOX Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy gets $4M grant from CDC

July 2014Engineering environments for pedestrian safety
The Baltimore Sun

June 2014Brain Injuries Rose In Cities After Bike-Sharing Rolled Out

Small and dangerous: FAA rules mean new planes with old technology
USA Today

Rear seat-belt nudge after death
The Telegaph

May 2014Johns Hopkins Bike Rodeo
FOX Baltimore

Preventing pedestrian injuries
The Baltimore Sun

April 2014

Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen
The Baltimore Sun

Do traffic-related deaths get the attention they deserve?
Sci Dev Net

Hopkins Researchers Work To Lower Pedestrian Deaths
CBS Baltimore

Johns Hopkins introduce pedestrian safety campaign
NBC Baltimore

Johns Hopkins teams up with MVA to promote pedestrian safety
ABC Baltimore

February 2014'Stop, Wait, Go Slow' Campaign Aims to Increase Baltimore Pedestrian Safety
FOX Baltimore

January 2014Driving to an early grave
The Economist

October 2013

Deaths from Prescription Drugs Soar

Prescription drug abuse now more deadly than heroin, cocaine combined
Christian Science Monitor

September 2013Elders Get a CAPABLE Hand in Shoring Up Home Safety

July 2013

Johns Hopkins University Students Adapt XBox Kinnect To Detect Children Left In Dangerous Hot Cars

Hopkins Students Create Device That Could Save Children Left in Overheated Cars

Modified Xbox device may save lives

Aging America: Home repair for health? Simple fix-ups may keep low-income seniors independent
Washington Post

June 2013

Life Saving Invention

College students invent device to detect if a child left in a hot car

College students invent device that detects when a child is left behind in vehicle

Invention designed to protect kids from hot vehicles

New Invention Detects when a Child is Left Behind in a Dangerously Hot Vehicle

Life saving invention

May 2013

Students invent device to prevent deaths

Tech: From Fun to Lifesaving
Computer Graphics World

Students adapt Kinect into a life-saving device

How far can charity money go to help Boston amputees?
CBS News

Undergrads Adapt Video Game Unit to Help Save Kids Trapped In Overheated Cars

April 2013

Towson teacher among marathon victims who lost limbs in Boston
Baltimore Sun

Maryland can prevent overdose deaths
Baltimore Sun

City can still do more to prevent fire deaths
Baltimore Sun

March 2013
Hot tap water can be very dangerous (Video)

Hot Tap Water May Pose Scalding Hazard
MSN Healthy Living (HealthDay)

Many Water Heaters Set Too High, Upping Burn Risk

January 2013

Study: Obese drivers more likely to die in crashes
USA Today

Overweight Americans Face Increased Risk of Death in Auto Accidents
Yahoo! News

New tool removes guns from domestic violence suspects
San Antonio Express-News

December 2012

In Medical Triumph, Homicides Fall Despite Soaring Gun Violence
Wall Street Journal

Civility could help stop pedestrian fatals
ABC2 News

November 2012

Hanging Suicides Up in United States

Study traces alarming rise in suicide by hanging/suffocation
Washington Post

Rate of suicide by hanging, suffocation doubles in middle-age
Science Blog

Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, MPH, promoted to associate professor
Baltimore Sun

Keshia Pollack Awarded the Mid-Career Outstanding Service Award
Baltimore Sun

Johns Hopkins Finds Housing Quality Associated with Children’s Burn Injury Risk
ASPH Friday Letter

The Regulatory War Against the Airbag
Network for Public Health Law

October 2012

Bloomberg School's Dean Plans Symposium on Rx Drug Abuse
Occupational Health & Safety

Safety Lessons From the Morgue
New York Times Magazine

Health Professionals on the Move: Award Named for Susan P. Baker
Baltimore Sun

Cell-phone use causing pedestrian accidents
Philippine Daily Inquirer

Johns Hopkins Webcast on the Politics of Safety: October 9
ASPH Friday Letter

Johns Hopkins Incorporates Safety into Urban and Building Design
ASPH Friday Letter

Kid's Injuries Up From Texting and Walking
WFAA Dallas

September 2012

End of the Road
JHSPH Magazine

Driving Older
JHSPH Magazine

Trauma centers springing up as profits rise
Kaiser Health News

Put down the phone and walk! Teen pedestrian injuries on rise
NBC News

Health Professionals on the Move
Baltimore Sun

U.S. Military Seeks to Reduce Humvee Crash Injuries

Leading the way in public health
JHU Gazette

U.S. Military Seeks to Reduce Humvee Crash Injuries

Humvee accidents cause of one-third of military fatalities, Hopkins analysis finds
Baltimore Sun

Johns Hopkins Explores Injury Risk in Military Humvee Crashes
ASPH Friday Letter

Health Professionals on the Move
Baltimore Sun

August 2012

Researchers call for safety measures to reduce Humvee crash deaths and injuries in combat
Fair Warning News

Humvee injuries require new safety regulations for soldiers, researchers find
Orthopedics Today

Half of military crashes in Humvees

New Study Looks At Injury Risks Associated With Humvees

Johns Hopkins Finds Most Alcohol Advertising in Magazines with Youthful Audiences
ASPH Friday Letter

Screening for domestic violence doesn't always help

Study Shows Alcohol Ad Standards Violations Most Common in Magazines with Youthful Audiences
Dr. Michele Borba’s blog

How Alcohol Ads Target Kids

How Alcohol Ads Target Kids
Business News Daily

Alcohol Companies In Violation of Industry Guidelines Says New Study
Medical Daily

The print ads for beer, wine or liquor
Globe and Mail

July 2012

Number of pedestrian accidents due to distraction rising

For Sprinklers, Lead the Charge and Lead the Change
Fire Chief

Johns Hopkins’s Pollack Wins 2012 Mid-Career Outstanding Service Award
ASPH Friday Letter

Johns Hopkins’s Frattaroli Nominated to the Baltimore City Board of Fire Commissioners
ASPH Friday Letter

June 2012

How to maintain drop in US driving deaths
Christian Science Monitor

States Learn How they Rank on Safety
Network for Public Health Law blog

Closing liquor stores in poor communities will improve public health
Baltimore Sun (LTE)

Black Males and Urban Violence

How many smoke alarms do you really have?

N.M. injury-death rate triple that of N.J.

Domestic violence deaths in Arizona tragically consistent
Arizona Republic News

The Johns Hopkins Cares Mobile Safety Center Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!
The Afro

Despite Death Toll, Motorcycle Groups Strive to Muzzle U.S. Regulators
Fair Warning

One in three households misreports smoke alarm coverage
JHU Gazette

Primary care doctors credited with helping patients prevent injuries
American Medical News 

Flying with kids: Do parents have rights?
TODAY Show Moms

Too Many Come Up Short on Smoke Alarms
RWJF New Public Health Blog

Fatal falls among seniors more obvious with ICD-10 coding
Patient Safety Monitor Alert

Johns Hopkins Injury Center Contributes to Injury Prevention Policy Report
ASPH Friday Letter

May 2012

Johns Hopkins Injury Center Contributes to Injury Prevention Policy Report
ASPH Friday Letter

One in three households misreports smoke alarm coverage
JHU Gazette

Maryland, NJ & California tops for injury prevention, new study shows
ABC2 News

Montana has 2nd highest rate of injury deaths in nation
Billings Gazette

Baltimore rolling out domestic violence test city wide
ABC2 News

Rooting Out Domestic Abuse
Human Resource Executive Magazine

Reported Increase in Older Adult Fall Deaths Due to Improved Coding
Occupational Health & Safety

Home, Safe Home
JHSPH Magazine

Injury prevention laws save lives, report shows
Baltimore Sun

Poisoning Kills More Americans Than Car Crashes, Report Says
Bloomberg News

Report: Iowa could reduce injuries
Des Moines Register

Injury-Linked Deaths Vary Widely Among States

Report Calls on States to Act to Prevent Injuries
MedPage Today

Nanny State Works, When It Comes to Injuries
National Journal

Rhode Island scores well in injury prevention study
Providence Journal

Reported increase in older adult fall deaths due to improved coding
The JHU Gazette

Study outlines 10 steps states can take to avoid injuries
USA Today

Injury Prevention: NewPublicHealth Q&A with Andrea Gielen
New Public Health Blog

New York, California Lead States in Injury Prevention
ABC News

Kansas ranks 27th highest for rate of injury fatalities
Topeka Capital-Journal

Florida injury rate ranks No. 18 in nation, with 12,000 deaths per year
Orlando Sentinel

New Mexico Had Most Injury-Related Deaths, New Jersey Had Fewest

W.Va. 7th in death rates for accidents, violence
Washington Examiner

Should Utah require helmets, take other steps for safety?
Salt Lake Tribune

New York, California Lead States in Injury Prevention
KGO 810AM (San Francisco)

Report: Ohio has one of the lowest rates of death by injury in nation
Columbus Dispatch

Tennessee has 12th highest rate of injury deaths
The Tennessean

Injury Prevention Report Card: Nearly Half of U.S. States Score Low
TIME Magazine

Injury-related deaths highest in New Mexico, says study
CBS News

ICD-10 Coding Uncovers Higher Rate of Fatal Falls Among Seniors
Health Leaders Media

Johns Hopkins Finds Increase in Older Adult Fall Deaths Due to Improved Coding
ASPH Friday Letter

Underage Drinkers Can Easily Order Alcohol From the Internet

USFA releases residential building fire report
Safety & Health (National Safety Council)

Teenage Driver Study Reconfirms Link Between Young Passengers and Chances of a Fatal Crash
New York Times

April 2012

One in Three Households Misreports Smoke Alarm Coverage
Alaska Native News

New Special Programs at Fire Prevention Symposium 2012
Fire Engineering

Fighting Back
The New Republic

A new model aims to catch domestic violence that is likely to turn fatal
CBS News

Johns Hopkins Finds Employee Programs Lack Approach for Partner Violence
ASPH Friday Letter

Helicopters help save lives, Hopkins study finds
Baltimore Sun

Helicopter Beats Ground Transport for Trauma Victims: Study

Helicopters Save More Lives Than Ambulances After Serious Trauma, Study Finds
Scientific American

Study: Chopper trauma transport improves survival chances

Medical Helicopters: Worth the Cost, Risk?
ABC News

Employee assistance programs lack a comprehensive approach to addressing intimate partner violence
Science Codex

Workplace Assistance Programs Fail to ID Violent Partners
Psych Central

Best Twitter feeds for injury prevention?
Injury Prevention (BMJ) Blog

Why Firefighters Need to Embrace Seatbelt Use

Should you babyproof your child's car seat?

March 2012

Stair Dangers

Strategies aimed at reducing deaths among young motorists
USA Today

Johns Hopkins Faculty Honored by American Academy of Health Behavior
ASPH Friday Letter

Delaware offers lessons for fire prevention programs nationwide
JHU Gazette

Trends in physician office visits shift as money worries affect behavior
American Medical News

Hopkins student Nathan Krasnopoler remembered at candlelight vigil one year after bike accident
Baltimore Sun

The legacy of Yeardley Love
Baltimore Sun

Johns Hopkins Releases 2012 Edition of “Preventing Injuries in Maryland: A Resource for State Policy Makers”
ASPH Friday Letter

February 2012

Huguely trial highlights alcohol abuse at colleges, universities
Baltimore Sun

Are news stories about injuries missed opportunities for promoting safety?
Safety News Alert

Agency warns against tipping TVs
Arizona Daily Wildcat

Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy
CBS Baltimore

Underage drinking needs more exposure
Washington Post

Obese children outgrowing kids' clothing and furniture

Social media 'push youth to alcohol'
Bangkok Post

Drowning Prevention Efforts Are Expanding
Aquatics International

Beware OF TV-Tipping Injuries
WBAL Radio

More research needed on American Indian, Alaskan Native driving deaths: report
National Safety Council Safety + Health

All Done with DUI
JHSPH Magazine

American Indian motor vehicle deaths need to be addressed
JHU Gazette

Regulators step up efforts to prevent TV tip-over deaths
Chicago Tribune

Johns Hopkins Studies Media Use of “Freak Accidents” in Reporting on Injuries
ASPH Friday Letter

Many strategies to increase physical activity for kids lack injury prevention measures, study finds
JHU Gazette

New Book Examines Trends and Takeaways in Injury Research
ASPH Friday Letter

Johns Hopkins Finds More Needed to Address Motor Vehicle Deaths among American Indians and Alaska Natives
ASPH Friday Letter

January 2012

Preventing Injuries in Maryland: A Resource for State Policy Makers
Partnership for a Safer Maryland Newsletter

Carpooling parents often skip booster seats for kids
CBS News

More Efforts Needed to Address Motor Vehicle Deaths Among American Indians and Alaska Natives
Alaska Native News

Greater Effort Needed to Reduce Car-Related Deaths among Alaska Natives and American Indians
RWJF Public Health News

Carpooling parents don't always use booster seats
Reuters Health

Johns Hopkins Sees Decrease in Pediatric Drowning Hospitalizations
ASPH Friday Letter

Johns Hopkins Works on Strategies to Increase Physical Activity and Prevent Injury
ASPH Friday Letter

Drowning related incidents on the decline

Rate of child drowning hospitalizations decreasing: study
National Safety Council Safety & Health

Study Discusses Injury Prevention While Promoting Activity in Adolescents

Injury Prevention Isn’t Being Enforced As Often As It Should Be
WIOD 610 Miami

Safe communities help women meet their fitness needs
The Bend Bulletin

Water Safety Paying Off

Drowning Hospitalizations Halved Between 1993 and 2008
Family Practice News

Fewer kids die by drowning, study finds

Study: Children's drowning injuries, deaths decline

Fewer kids are victims of drowning-related deaths and hospitalizations
Houston Chronicle

Fewer kids being hospitalized for near-drowning

Fewer children require hospitalization after drowning incidents
JHU Gazette

Drowning deaths for youths drop sharply
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Water Safety Efforts For Children Decreases Drowning Incidents

Fewer Drownings Among Kids, Teens
MedPage Today

Analysis: Public efforts lead to fewer kids drowning

Drowning Hospitalizations Up in Phoenix
FOX News Phoenix

Statistics Show Decrease In Drownings
WESH NBC Orlando

Experts say safety campaigns are behind two decade decline

Drownings Down - What about Shootings?

Fewer drownings reported

Baltimore fire deaths drop to lowest on record
Baltimore Sun

December 2011

Inmate Death Raises Jurisdictional Concerns in VA
EMS World

Inmate death raises jurisdictional concerns
Bristol Herald Courier

November 2011

Leading Causes of Injuries and Disparities
Urban Health Radio WOLB 1010 AM

Women are the new face of alcohol advertising
Toronto Star

Johns Hopkins Examines State-level Approach to Fire Safety
ASPH Friday Letter

ASPH Thanks Veterans for Their Service and Supports Their Public Health Needs
ASPH Friday Letter

New Johns Hopkins Study - Delaware Fire Service Offers Important Lessons for Fire Prevention
Fire Apparatus Magazine

Local fire prevention needs partners

Older Adults May Drink, Smoke More When Financially Stressed
ABC News

Eight Over 80
Baltimore Fishbowl

Johns Hopkins Dr. Shannon Frattoroli gives Delaware fire-prevention programs a thumbs-up
WDEL Delaware

Following Catastrophe, Adapting to the ‘New Normal’
Dorland Health (Case in Point Magazine)

October 2011

Johns Hopkins Finds Fewer Canadian Drivers Under The Influence in the U.S.
ASPH Friday Letter

Predicting and preventing murder
Washington Post

Canadians Driving in the United States Involved in Fewer Alcohol-Related Fatal Accidents
EHS Today

Canadian drivers less likely to be drunk in U.S. fatal crashes
Montreal Gazette

U.S. drivers: More alcohol-related crashes

Booster Seats - Janice Park

Johns Hopkins Finds Place, Not Race, May Be a Larger Determinant of Health Disparities
ASPH Friday Letter

LifeFlight Makes Planned Landing at Country Music Hall of Fame
News Channel 5 Nashville

Where Folks Live Plays Role in Health Disparities: Study

Sidewalks, Crime Affect Women’s Physical Activity Throughout U.S.
Health Behavior News Service

Walking to school: Steps toward health
Baltimore Sun (OpEd)

Ban children from adult-size ATVs
Baltimore Sun (LTE)

September 2011

How streetwise intervention cuts crime

States Putting Hopes in ‘Bottoms Up’ to Help the Bottom Line
New York Times

Johns Hopkins Finds Hospitalizations for Pediatric Burns Has Recently Decreased Significantly
ASPH Friday Letter

Maryland proposes ban on crib bumpers
Baltimore Sun

Interrupting the cycle of teen violence

Pedestrian, bike safety issues are focus of efforts
JHU Gazette

Johns Hopkins Examines Circumstances of Crashes by Helicopters Servicing Oil and Gas Operations in Gulf of Mexico
ASPH Friday Letter

Kids and ATVs: A Dangerous Combination
JHSPH Magazine

Get your child's safety seat checked for Child Passenger Safety Week
ABC2 Baltimore

Graduated-licensing results questioned
Toledo Blade

Oil, gas operations in Gulf claim 139 lives in helicopter crashes
JHU Gazette

Teen driver restrictions a mixed bag
L.A. Times

Driving Restrictions Help Prevent Deadly Crashes Among 16-Year-Olds

Hopkins Study Shows Risks of Offshore Helicopters
Occupational Health & Safety Online

Study focuses on gulf helicopter crashes

Johns Hopkins’ Pollack Makes The Daily Record’s VIP List for 2011
ASPH Friday Letter

NewPublicHealth Q&A: Jon Vernick on Helmet and Speed Laws
NewPublicHealth (RWJF Blog)


August 2011

Approaching a Record Year for Suicides on Bridge and Tracks
The Bay Citizen

A Year of Rising Suicides on Bridge and Tracks
The New York Times

Looking for Revenue? Tax Booze
Huffington Post

City aims to give away 10,000 smoke alarms
ABC2 Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Center Publishes Paper on Trauma Survivors Network
ASPH Friday Letter

Behind the scenes at NCHCMM
APHA’s Public Health Newswire

Sexual assault, domestic violence can damage long-term mental health

Violence Against Women Can Take Lifelong Toll: Study

Tie Between Sexual Violence & Mental Illness Even Worse Than Previously Thought


July 2011

Bathroom Is Prime Locale for Fatal Falls
The Spiritual Herald

Grandparents are the best babysitters
Baltimore Sun

Common sense key to four-wheeler enjoyment
The TimesDaily

The Picture of Success
Orthopedics This Week

Johns Hopkins Finds Alcohol Brands Influence Teen Drinking Preferences
ASPH Friday Letter

Health advocates celebrate Maryland alcohol tax
Associated Press

Alcohol tax will save lives and could help many others
Baltimore Sun

What approaches are most effective for reaching kids with fire safety messages?
NFPA Today


June 2011

NFPA Study: Kids Respond to Positive Messages

'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn's high-speed car crash raises questions about drinking and driving
Los Angeles Times

Summer Dangers in the Backyard and Beyond
ABC News

Summer Dangers in the Backyard and Beyond
ABC Radio

Study: Child dies in portable pool every 5 days
Associated Press

More safety devices needed for portable pools

Portable pools pose drowning risk for tots
USA Today

Johns Hopkins Researchers Gain Insight on Explaining Fire Safety to Children
ASPH Friday Letter

National Public Health Week 2011 celebrated nationwide
The Nation’s Health

Offenders who turned peacekeepers calm streets
Columbus Dispatch (part 3 of 3-part series)

 May 2011

5-18-11: Dime a Drink

Johns Hopkins Center Receives Grant to Reduce Childhood Injury in China
ASPH Friday Letter

DOD-Funded Consortium Improves Care for Injured Service Members, Civilians
O & P Business News

Getting out of car seats a snap for clever kids
USA Today

April 2011

NY Health Department Will No Longer Regulate Fun
ABC News

Johns Hopkins Honors Professors for Public Health Service
ASPH Friday Letter

Johns Hopkins Uses Social Media to Show Prevalence of Injury as Part of NPHW Effort
ASPH Friday Letter

Home safety products can prevent injuries in kids

 February 2011

Many Kids Who Drink Get Liquor From Home: Report


January 2011

ORMC picked for trauma research
Orlando Business Journal

What approaches are most effective for reaching kids with fire safety messages?
NFPA Journal

Social Design Thrives in Baltimore
Core77 Magazine

JHU Study: Alcohol commercials reach growing number of youth
Washington Post

Fire safety programs need support
Baltimore Sun (LTE)


December 2010

Johns Hopkins Center Partners with Local FOX Affiliate on Carbon Monoxide Education
ASPH Friday Letter

Johns Hopkins’ Lethality Assessment Program Honored by Mary Byron Project
ASPH Friday Letter

Youth Report Favorable Impressions of Community Street Outreach Workers
ASPH Friday Letter


November 2010

Johns Hopkins SPH: More Kids Are Crashing On ATVs

Journalist, Pulitzer Prize Winner Discusses Distracted Driving at Johns Hopkins
The ASPH Friday Letter

Doctors Improve Treatment of Battlefield Injuries Through DOD-Funded Consortium
Press release

Reaching Out On The Street
WYPR Maryland Morning

Pediatric hospitalizations for ATV injuries more than double
The JHU Gazette

OAM Playing a Critical Role to Improve the Treatment of Wounded Service Members and Civilians
Website of Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan

UTHealth, Memorial Hermann to research treatments for battlefield limb injuries
UTHealth Website

Urgent purpose: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
The Journal Record (Oklahoma City)

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health International Injury Research Unit Named WHO Collaborating Center
Press release

October 2010

Beijing Plans to Boost Product-Safety Rules
Wall Street Journal

ATV Dangers: Should There Be An Age Limit for Riders?
ABC News

HCMC, Regions participate in Defense Department trauma study
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Significant increase seen in pediatric hospitalizations for ATV-related injuries
Ortho SuperSite

A Streetwise Strategy
Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine

More Mishaps Among Aging Boomers
Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine (p10)

Bloomberg School of Public Health receives $38.6 mill for orthopedic trauma research
JHU Gazette

How A Dream Vacation Became A Nightmare
ABC News

ATV hospitalizations for children soar
Boston Globe

Pediatric Hospitalizations for ATV-Related Injuries More than Double
ASPH Friday Letter

More U.S. Kids Getting Hurt Using All-Terrain Vehicles
U.S. News & World Report

City police receive federal grant for gun suppression
Baltimore Sun

Money to fund research into battlefield limb injuries
Baltimore Sun

Indoor drowning risks
Baltimore Sun

Johns Hopkins to Expand Orthopedic Trauma Care Research
The Friday Letter

Motorcycles safer than the ATVs, study shows
Baltimore Sun

ATVs more deadly than motorcycles

Sudden Impact
Johns Hopkins Public Health

Binge Drinking is Serious Public Health Problem
ABC News

Falls the leading cause of injury among older adults in China
The JHU Gazette

Blacks More Likely to Die in Motorcycle Crash Than Whites

September 2010Why Are Black Bikers More Likely to Die in Crashes than Whites?
TIME Magazine

Can a bigger booze tax reduce disease, crime?

Study finds black bikers more likely to die in crashes
Baltimore Sun

Hopkins study author: Helmets save lives
Baltimore Sun

Race could be factor in crash survival
ABC News

Rebuild Program for Trauma Survivors Honored by Johns Hopkins
The Friday Letter

Street outreach workers important for violence prevention
JHU Gazette

Trauma Center Care Cost-Effective
Science Magazine

August 2010Trauma Center Care Is Cost-Effective
The ASPH Friday Letter

Trauma care effective, and cost-effective

Study finds trauma center care cost effective

Street outreach workers an important tool for violence prevention and intervention
Science Blog

Falls the Leading Cause of Injury among Older Adults in China
The ASPH Friday Letter

Education for consumers, manufacturers needed to boost product safety
Baltimore Sun

Fewer Alcohol Ads in Kids' Magazines, Study Finds

Falls the leading cause of injury among older adults in China
Science Centric

Falls are leading cause of injury in China

Safety demonstration van aims to combat childhood injuries
Baltimore Sun

July 2010Law Enforcement to Congress: Require Background Checks for Gun Sales
Huffington Post

Advocacy group hopes to revive alcohol tax hike
Baltimore Sun

Va. congressman heads forum on gun show loophole
Washington Post

Injury Centers Makes Case for Increased Support for Injury Research
The Friday Letter

Lindsay Lohan: Mean Girls Go To Jail

New Gun Restrictions Address Court’s Decision
New York Times

Drowning Prevention: Tips for parents
Baltimore Sun

Randall Cunningham's son's death reminds parents of hot tub safety
USA Today

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