Pediatric Medication Poisonings More Likely in Rural Areas, According to New University of Pittsburgh Research
Children younger than 5 who live in economically disadvantaged areas had a greater risk of serious medication poisoning.
The more hours young adults spend watching television each day, the greater the likelihood that they’ll have a higher body mass index and bigger waist circumference, a 15-year analysis by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health revealed.
People with hostile personality traits who watch more television than their peers may be at a greater risk for injury, potentially because they are more susceptible to the influence of television on violence and risk-taking behaviors, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis discovered.
The Indian Health Service (IHS) Injury Prevention Program is recruiting participants for the 2014 Injury Prevention Fellowship training starting in May 2014 (Program Development track).
Please join Contemporary Craft for the opening weekend of “ENOUGH Violence: Artists Speak Out”. This program features work by 14 contemporary artists from around the world. ENOUGH Violence investigates the impact violence has on our lives and the role the arts can play in providing solutions.
A part of the Prevent Childhood Advisory Committee, Dr. Sonika Bhatnagar, CIRCA’s Children’s Injury Prevention Core Director provides an important resource for decreasing this risk.
Director Dr. Anthony Fabio interviewed about the summer dangers of drowning. Experts urge adults to be aware of drowning danger.
Mark your calendars for the next webinar in the Preventing Underage Drinking series sponsored by the federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD).
CIRCA Director Dr. Anthony Fabio interviewed about the consequences of repealing motorcycle helmet laws.
Dr. Fabio was invited to speak at the “Health Across the Lifespan- Allegheny County 2012” conference.
Dr. Fabio spoke at the Health Across the Lifespan Conference sponsored by the Graduate School of Public Health, the Allegheny County Health Department, and the Pennsylvania State Health Department.