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Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Susan Perry helps MinnPost readers make their way through the thicket of health happenings, trends, studies and research. Perry has written several health-related books, and her articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Minnesota Monthly, The History Channel Magazine and Woman's Day. She is a former writer/editor for Time-Life Books and a former editor of Nutrition Action Healthletter, published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

21 percent of kids who die in car crashes in Minnesota are not properly restrained, study finds

The likelihood that children will die in a motor vehicle crash varies substantially from state to state, and many Midwestern states — including Minnesota — have relatively high rates.