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    • YOU Can End Arbitration in Nursing Homes

      YOU Can End Arbitration in Nursing Homes

      Often we all feel frustrated by not being able to get the ‘government’ to change things that are wrong. You have that opportunity TODAY. On July 25, the New York Times published a powerful editorial calling on Centers for Medicare […]

    • Will the Medical/Hospital Community Address the 250,000 Deaths by Medical Errors?

      Will the Medical/Hospital Community Address the 250,000 Deaths by Medical Errors?

      I am certain others have written about the report from Johns Hopkins that medical errors cause more than 250,000 deaths every year in the United States, enough to make them the nation’s third-leading cause of death. http://www.futurity.org/medical-errors-deaths-1157152/ But why are […]

    • Texting Equals Prison

      Texting Equals Prison

      We all know texting distract drivers. They are warnings everywhere.  Here is one that should get your attention, keep your eyes on the road and away from texting:  Jonathan Mikeal Raynes is going to spend 2 years in the Alabama […]

    • IS YOUR PRESCRIPTION SAFE?

      IS YOUR PRESCRIPTION SAFE?

      Taking the wrong prescription drug, too many of a prescribed drugs or missing the wrong prescription drugs can harmful. Regarding opioids, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced March 22, 2016 that it is requiring class-wide safety labeling changes for […]

    • The Erin Andrews verdict sparks reactions that are hard to understand….

      The Erin Andrews verdict sparks reactions that are hard to understand….

      Here are the fact as I understand them: In 2008, Michael David Barrett filmed Andrews in her hotel room through peepholes at the Nashville Marriott. In 2009 one of these videos, in which Andrews appeared totally nude, was posted online […]

    • Sudden Onset of Severe Testicular Pain

      Sudden Onset of Severe Testicular Pain

      One out of every 4,000 males under 25 years of age experiences a medical condition known as testicular torsion.  The most commonly affected age group is 12 to 16 but the condition can occur at any age.  The hallmark of […]

    • Avoiding Accidents With Bicycle Safety

      Avoiding Accidents With Bicycle Safety

      I see more and more people riding bikes along the roadways- adults not just kids- like when I grew up.  These are people out for exercise and relaxation.  I recently had a good friend die of a traumatic brain injury […]

    • Protect Your Biggest Investment – Part 1

      Protect Your Biggest Investment – Part 1

      Unless you are in the top 1%, chances are extremely good that your home is the biggest investment you will ever make.  That being said, most people take very few precautions, if any, when buying a new home.  There are a lot […]

    • Visual termite damage is usually the tip of the iceberg…

      Visual termite damage is usually the tip of the iceberg…

      As someone who has moved five times in the last ten years, I am very familiar with home inspections and the concern that every seller has when an inspection report shows some evidence of termite damage.  Normally a home inspector […]

    • Accidents Between Trains and Cars at Railroad Crossings

      Accidents Between Trains and Cars at Railroad Crossings

      Alabama ranks among the top states in the nation in the number of railway incidents involving  highway crossings.  Why?  Is it inattentiveness by drivers, speeding trains, difficult terrain blocking views or just bad luck?  I performed a Google search to […]