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Midmorning With Aundrea - October 18, 2019 (Part 1) [ENCORE PRESENTATION]

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Midmorning With Aundrea - October 18, 2019 (Part 1) [ENCORE PRESENTATION]

(Part 1 of 2) Do you pay attention to your posture?

Meet the Posture Patrol, who give advice to workers on maintaining better posture for health.

And travel guru Kelly McKellar joins us to talk about the new driver's license with the Gold Star that travelers will need to have by October 2020.

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Midmorning With Aundrea - October 18, 2019 (Part 1) [ENCORE PRESENTATION]

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Dow 4 a how does a 4-day work week sound?

Some companies are considering it.

And, before you book your flight, make sure your driver's license is up to date.

And, inside tyler perry's new movie studio complex.

Midmorning starts right now.

A new survey finds many of us are not concerned about poor posture, even though it can have a big impact on the body.

Katherine johnson shows us how some small changes can make a big difference.

:08-:12 philip hennings, pt student , new york institute of technology :41-:45 mark gugliotti, d.p.t., new york institute of technology 1:20-1:25 katherine johnson/cbs news in a few weeks when it's time for finals..

These students will get to work.

They are members of the 'posture patrol' at new york institute of technology.

It's basically something people don't pay attention that's why they'll be handing out these brochures to students and faculty.

Simply going up to people and just correcting them with their posture and helping them become aware, i realize that it makes such a huge difference and is what we consider preventive medicine sitting at our desks, staring at our devices, or just walking around, posture is a big part of our day & dr. mark gugliotti is an associate professor of physical therapy.

He says poor posture can lead to different types of pain.

The neck the head, the shoulders, the elbow, hips, low back, knees, feet and ankle, the whole body is subject to any sort of postural dysfunctions nats dr. gugliotti and his student show us the right way to sit at a desk.

To start, feet should be flat on the floor.

I'm going to lower the chair to position that helps accentuate a 90 angle between the trunk and hip as well as a 90 degree angle between the upper and lower leg.

Shoulders and elbows should also be at 90 degrees.

Your computer screen should be an arm's length away and positioned so your eyes are looking at the top third of the screen without moving your neck up or down .

Looking down at our phones and devices creates another posture problem that can impact the back and neck.

Having your phone more towards the front of your face would be the best scenario.

And dont forget about your posture when you are walking .

Keep your back straight not slumped, and try to pull your belly button in towards the spine.

Katherine johnson, cbs news, new york.

If left untreated, poor posture can lead to nerve compression in the back of the neck, which can lead to headaches.

Poor posture can also impact the lungs of patients with asthma, copd and emphysema .

Unemployment is at historic lows and that has many companies fighting to find good workers.

To attract new employees some business are offering an interesting perk.

Kenneth craig reports.

:14 - :18 andrew colbertson/digital marketing coordinator, surestep :30 - :36 bernie veldman/ceo, surestep/transcend 1:07-1:13 dawn fay/senior district president, robert half andrew colbertson is a digital marketing coordinator for an indiana company.

Even though he works full time - you won't find him in the office on fridays.

Employees have the option of working four ten hour days.

"knowing that o fridays i get to be home with my son and wife its wonderful."

Ceo bernie veldman says offering the four day option has helped him attract new workers.

"people lik having friday off and i find myself that by the time saturday rolls around all the stuff i wanted to get done is already done on friday and you've really got more of your weekend to enjoy."

A report out last year found 27 percent of companies offer compressed work weeks..

With 4 ten hours days.

12 percent go a step further and offer four days... but employees only have to 32 hours a week.

"this four da work week is something that we're starting to see as a trend."

Dawn fay with the robert half staffing agency says the tight job market has companies creating perks like flexible hours, the ability to work at home and even unlimited vacation.

"so there's a lo of different things that we're seeing out there that's helping companies try to attract and retain and keep employees from burning out."

Colbertson says the four day week has boosted morale.

"even if you hav a rough monday morning you know 4 days from now i have a long break."

He can always look forward to a three day weekend.

Kenneth craig, cbs news, new york.

Every 88 minutes in the us a pedestrian is killed in a traffic accident.

Safety advocates are excited about technology that can help prevent such a crash.

However, new testing shows it could be a long road.

:49 - :55 greg brannon/aaa's director of automotive engineering and industry relations emergency braking systems can save lives.

Many new cars are equipped with sensors that can detect a pedestrian and stop automatically if the driver doesn't.

But new research finds it's not reliable.

Kvc "how well d these systems work in real world situations like crossing the street."

Brannon: "w found that in many situations the vehicles struggled."

Greg brannon is with triple a which tested four midsize sedans.

In one scenario a child darts out from behind two cars.

90 percent of the time the technology failed to stop a vehicle traveling 20 miles per hour.

Every time a car turned a corner it hit the pedestrian.

And when a sedan going 20 miles per hour encountered two adults... it hit them 80 percent of the time.

The results were even worse in the dark.

" the bigges thing we uncovered is the fact that these systems do not work at night.

And if you look at the situation where the pedestrians are most vulnerable, it's at night."

Earlier this year from the insurance institute for highway found most s-u-v's tested during the day were able to avoid a crash or at least slow down.

Brannon says the new tech should be embraced and given time to become more consistent.

Kvc: are you better to have it even if it doesn't work every case you would like it to work in?

Brannon: absolutely these systems have great potential, these are systems that are meant as a backstop to a really engaged driver.

Automakers have agreed to put the technology in almost all new cars by 20-22.

Experts hope it will be much better by then.

Kris van cleave, cbs news, washington.

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise.

On average nearly 6,000 pedestrians lose their lives every year.

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise.

On average nearly 6,000 pedestrians lose their lives every year.

Get a star if you plan to fly next year, you need to take a close look at your driver's trav id travel id and travel apps 1 travel id what id do you need to travel?

Domestic- driver's license , or passport international- passport cruises- driver's license and birth certificate for most destinations or passport áá as of last week martinique is now requiring entry with a passport only.

How do i get the new real id?

For ms state dl renewal, you will be able to get a real id without extra documentation.

For most states you will need birth certificate, 2 proofs of residence, and social security card.

-- 2 highlighting useful travel apps: packing point- helps you to pack by giving you a checklist to use google translate- great for foreign travel mobile pass- used for reentry to the us, this app allows you to skip the line for customs and immigration airlines - real time arrival and departures as well as baggage tracking on push notifications freedom of flying travel id and travel apps 1 travel id what id do you need to travel?

Domestic- driver's license , or passport international- passport cruises- driver's license and birth certificate for most destinations or passport áá as of last week martinique is now requiring entry with a passport only.

How do i get the new real id?

For ms state dl renewal, you will be able to get a real id without extra documentation.

For most states you will need birth certificate, 2 proofs of residence, and freedom of flying most teenagers want freedom.

Some find it with wings.

That story next on mid to brain'ro britain's royal air force is helping some remarkable teenagers get a new outlook on life.

Charlie d'agata went to dundee, scotland where flying has the power to change lives.

For most flying is a matter of function.

A means of getting from point a to point b that many consider tedious or even ordinary.

But for these young boys, that all depends on your point of view.

Nats cockpit take thirteen years old, cameron herring who'll be the first to admit he's around 1,000 feet outside his comfort zone.

Cd: did you ever think you'd fly a plane?

Cam: no cd: what do your friends think of this?

Cam: they think i'm bonkers cd: they think you're bonkers cam: yea bonkers, because cameron is flying blind.

Literally.

High above the hills of dundee, scotland.

010051 pilot: i'd just like you to just feel the aircraft and just hold it like that, ok.

Very nice.

He lost his vision three years ago and now manages the world around him from memories of his ten year old self.

Cd: are you envisioning what you're seeing?

Cam: umm, kind of.

Cd: and what do you see?

Cam: uhhh a plane cd: well i guess i ask a stupid question that's what i get.

A mystery illness left him in a coma - and for a time, unable to walk.

He says he's lucky.

Things could be worse.

Cd: and what does this mean to you?

Cam: a lot cause when i was in the hospital and the doctor says i'd be in a wheelchair for the rest of my life.

Its just really good to be doing this stuff.

Cameron and his other vision- impaired friends are taking part in a program run by the royal air force.

Rp: really at the heart of it is we're trying to use//flying as a medium for young people to achieve their potential.

And that's irrespective of their background, whether they got physical disabilities or perhaps they're from socially deprived areas.

To lift them up, and help instill a belief that if they can soar above the clouds, maybe they can do anything.

It's certainly helped daryl stewart.

01;13;13 cd: you seem very confident daryl daryl: thank you pilot: that's how you want to be in a plane.

Confident, nice and relaxed.

More relaxed than i was as we got to experience daryl's first landing.

Cd: what was the best part about it?

Daryl: probably the landing part was good yeah.

Cd: were you getting a little bit nervous at the landing.

Daryl: nah, not really.

Cd: oh, i was.

The royal national institute of the blind's jane coates says it helps young people see the world differently... jc: when they get to try something this exciting, the smile on the face says it all for me.

They come out and they're buzzing, and they're so proud of themselves//@02; 51;04 you can see that they're spirits been lifted.

Cameron was a gifted young athlete when he lost his sight.

Something not going to give up now.

Cam: cause i'm blind, nothing's stopping me doing stuff.

I do judo, boxing, running, the drums i do all of this stuff//that's what i love to do and i'm not gonna stop it.

Cause i'm blind i'm not going to stop things like this.

We have a phrase in the air force that the skies the limit but actually for the people today we want this to just be the beginning cd: so the sky isn't the limit?

Rp: no, not anymore.

For cbs this morning, charlie d'agata, dundee scotland.

Talking with tyler when we come back, a look at what happens when you dream big - really big.

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