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#A-97 Driving and Distraction

Do you change CDs or fiddle with the radio while driving? What about talking on your cell phone? How dangerous is it to drive and do other things? Multi-tasking behind the wheel can contribute to accidents. Should states ban cell phones? What about teenagers in the back seat? If we open Pandora’s box, where do we stop? Guests: Jane Stutts, PhD, Associate Director for Social and Behavioral Research and Manager of Epidemiological Studies at the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center and Donald Reinfurt, PhD, Former Deputy Director of the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center.

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Joe Graedon is a pharmacologist who has dedicated his career to making drug information understandable to consumers. His best-selling book, The People’s Pharmacy, was published in 1976 and led to a syndicated newspaper column, syndicated public radio show and web site. In 2006, Long Island University awarded him an honorary doctorate as “one of the country's leading drug experts for the consumer.”.
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