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Fatal crashes rose in Alabama from 2020-2022, study finds

Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of unintentional injury death in Alabama, and the state consistently has one of the nation's highest rates of fatal crashes, adjusted for population size.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Firearm injuries in kids leave lasting mental scars, study finds

Children and teens who survive a firearm injury have a high rate of developing new mental health diagnoses in the year afterward, even compared with kids who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle crash, a new study shows.


Guns are now the leading cause of death for American children

Firearms have surpassed motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of death among American youngsters, with official data showing a strong rise in gun-related homicides such as the killing of 19 children in a Texas school ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Newly licensed autistic drivers crash less than other young drivers

A collaborative study from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the Center for Autism Research (CAR) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) found that compared with their non-autistic peers, young ...

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