Traffic calming assessed by GIS

In the February 2010 issue of IP, the Editor’s Choice is “Using geographical information systems to assess the equitable distribution of traffic-calming measures: translational research.” This paper by Sarah Rodgers and colleagues complements the Advocacy in Action study currently underway by the same group. In the study, the authors used traffic calming data on almost […]

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Karaoke Violence?

I was somewhat surprised to read about karaoke-associated killings in a recent New York Times article. Focusing on incidents in the Philippines, the report detailed the violence (often alcohol fueled) that disputes about air time or song quality might provoke. Most interestingly, it referred to at least half a dozen homicides sparked by a specific […]

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Editor’s Blog Online

Injury Prevention limps into the 21st century today with the launch of our Editor’s Blog. We will use this space to report items found in the print edition as “News & Notes,” to publish e-letters in response to specific papers, to highlight work done by our editorial board, contributors, partner societies or readers, and to […]

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