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Licensing, Motor Vehicle Crash Risk Among Teens with ADHD
Licensing, Motor Vehicle Crash Risk Among Teens with ADHD (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are licensed to drive less often and, when this group is licensed, they have a greater risk of crashing, according to a new study published by JAMA Pediatrics. The defining symptoms of ADHD (inattention, hyperactivity ... Read More »

Anchor furniture to keep our kids safe
Anchor furniture to keep our kids safe (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Tragically, up to two children die and hundreds of children are injured in Australian households every year by furniture or TVs toppling over. Today, NSW Fair Trading and other consumer affairs agencies across the country are launching a campaign to ... Read More »

Helping prevent PTSD in children
Helping prevent PTSD in children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research led by a University of Queensland professor has found that web-based intervention can prevent post-traumatic stress disorder developing in children after accidental injury.   Professor Justin Kenardy, working with the Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine ... Read More »

Identifying trauma risk in small children early after an accident
Identifying trauma risk in small children early after an accident (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Small children also suffer from post-traumatic stress disorders after a serious accident. With the aid of a new test, children with an increased risk can already be identified in the space of a few days. The test devised by scientists ... Read More »

Nearly double the number of boys hospitalised due to injury
Nearly double the number of boys hospitalised due to injury (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Between 1999-00 and 2006-07 nearly twice the number of boys were hospitalised as a result of an injury than girls, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report Trends in hospitalised ... Read More »

Risky behaviors of children struck by motor vehicles
Risky behaviors of children struck by motor vehicles (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An abstract presented Oct. 19, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans highlights the risky behavior of child pedestrians who are struck by cars – including darting into the street, crossing in the ... Read More »

 
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