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Texting while walking: dangerous at any age

We've all heard that driving and texting is dangerous, but Dr. Milteer (Dr. Regina M. Milteer, a pediatrician in Fairfax, Va., and member of the Academy of American Pediatrics council on communication and media) warned that pedestrian accidents have occurred because children were texting as they crossed the street and were not aware of their surroundings. And even though it may not be as hazardous to use cellphones while sitting at the dinner table or mingling with friends, it is just plain rude.

New Worries About Children With Cellphones
Published: August 15, 2009
Parents who used to worry about whether to buy their children cellphones are now concerned about scams and improper texting.


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