Medical Notes: Week of September 22, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 22, 2019.

School Crossing Safety

With the school year approaching, drivers need to be aware of children in crosswalks—and away from them. However, increasing distractions for both pedestrians and drivers sometimes make that difficult. A safety expert and a veteran school crossing guard—the nation’s “favorite crossing guard”-- discuss.

15-18 Story 1: Distracted Teen Drivers

  Synopsis: Teenage drivers are the most dangerous on the road. Graduated driver's license programs have improved their record, but a new study finds teen drivers are often distracted before crashes. Brain biology plays a role. Experts discuss distracted driving and ways to get teens to pay attention on the road. Host: Reed Pence. Guests: … Continue reading 15-18 Story 1: Distracted Teen Drivers