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The Most Dangerous Thing We Do

September 24th, 2012 By Steven Knope, MD

Though we are regularly reminded by the media of the greatest health threats of our time – smoking, obesity and a sedentary lifestyle – one of the most mundane but dangerous things we do every day is to get behind the wheel of a car. Instead of reciting a list of sanitized statistics on the dangers of driving, I am going to take you on a visual, real-world tour of car accidents. I’m going to explain the “how” and “why” of car accidents and give you some practical advice on what you might do to prevent injury or even death.… Read the rest