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Safe Driving Education Should Be Part Of Routine Teen Physicals, Hopkins Children's Experts Say - 03/24/2009

Safe Driving Education Should Be Part Of Routine Teen Physicals, Hopkins Children's Experts Say

Release Date: March 24, 2009

The “are you driving yet?” talk should become part of every pediatrician’s regular physical exam for teenagers, Hopkins Children’s experts say. Pediatrician Letitia Dzirasa, M.D., notes that car accidents kill more 15- to -20-year-olds than any disease, so teenage driving should be considered a risky behavior, in need of as much attention as unprotected sex or underage drinking.

For more information; http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/safe-driving-education-should-be-part-of-routine-teen-physicals.aspx

 
 
 
 
 
 

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