Cell Phone Use While Driving: Prevalence, Policy Evaluation, and Technological Intervention
Discover the 3 E's of prevention when it comes to cell phone use while driving, learn the most up-to-date statistics showing the differences in cell phone use while driving between countries and the effects on fatal car crash numbers, and hear about the three domains of distraction. Presented by Dr. Motao Zhu, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Ohio State University College of Medicine. (2018)
A recently released study shows asthma rates are falling thanks to efforts by physicians to avoid prescribing antibiotics to young children, except when necessary. The study shows that being prescribed antibiotics within the first 12 months of life is associated with almost double the risk of being diagnosed with asthma by age five.
Dr. Srinivas Murthy, a critical care specialist who is also trained in infectious diseases and an investigator at BC Children’s Hospital, is leading new high-quality research on COVID-19 treatment to help Canadians and people around the world.
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