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Parents may think their teens aren’t paying attention to their driving behaviors, but the truth is the exact opposite. Safety research by Toyota and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute reveals that parents are the number one influence on how their teenager will drive. If teens see their parent eating, drinking, or sending a text while driving, then they are likely to do the same when they get behind the wheel. But the good news is that teens copy good behaviors too.  Join safety experts Marjorie Schussel and Jim Million from Toyota and learn about their important teen safety driving campaign TeenDrive 365.   It’s a comprehensive initiative that offers online tools, expert advice, local events and social media elements to inspire parents and teens to be safe drivers together.

Up next on The Balancing Act, why being your own advocate is key to managing your health. We'll hear from two patients who didn't let their diagnosis stop them from advocating for others. 

Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy of the feet, or diabetic nerve pain of the feet, is a type of nerve damage that is a common complication of diabetes. Patients describe the pain in their feet as burning, an electrical shock, pins and needles, or stabbing and knife-like. There are three FDA-approved oral prescription treatments for diabetic […]

Myasthenia gravis (MG) means grave or serious muscle weakness, which is what patients experience with this rare, autoimmune disease. The hallmark symptom is muscle weakness that worsens after periods of activity and improves after periods of rest. University of South Florida (USF) Health Department of Neurology physician Dr. Niraja Suresh details the disease spectrum, how […]

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