As summer approaches, many families are preparing to get out and enjoy the newly warming weather. In addition to stocking up on sunscreen, bug spray, and band aids, preparing with simple safety equipment can help ensure a safe and active summer. Car Seats and Booster Seats Heading out on a road trip, or just running […]
A new program from Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center seeks to equip schools helping students recover from concussions, a common form of traumatic brain injury. While concussions are usually mild, symptoms such as headaches, shortened attention spans, poor memory, depression and irritability can negatively impact a student’s academic performance when they return to school. […]
An ongoing study led by HIPRC researchers at Harborview Medical Center is testing the effectiveness of an intervention designed to promote the health and well-being of gunshot wound victims. The premise of the study is that by supporting recovery through a trauma-informed approach, recidivism among this highly vulnerable group will decline. In this study, researchers approach […]
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