Monthly Archives: February 2012

Sometimes it Takes a Hit Close to Home to Make a Point about Immigration Reform

Not everyone is as emotional about immigration reform because they think it does not affect them. When it hits home it comes a different story, and they take a sudden interest. This is an interesting situation and it serves to

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Judge-directed Negotiations Show Promise to Expedite Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

If New York’s new medical malpractice program does speed up these kinds of cases, it may be something other states should consider. It is no secret that medical malpractice lawsuits can be very long and drawn out, costly, and frustrating.

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Co-parenting Dynamics Should Be Reviewed to Ensure Kids Are at the Forefront

Co-parenting can be a daunting endeavor. For new divorcees, managing a full-time career, expenses, and kids’ schedules can stress even the most optimistic, upbeat person. In 2012, vow to focus on the kids and living a healthy lifestyle rather than

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Suicide Rate Levels Off in Army After Years of Climbing

The suicide rate among active duty military dropped in 2011 for the first time since 2004. The numbers are falling because of efforts by the military to understand behavior that lead to suicide among soldiers, according to the Wall Street

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Speeding Vehicle Nearly Misses 8-year-old Girl

Speed limits are posted for a reason. This teen driver did not think they applied to him. There are some days where it is not even safe to have a nap on the couch in your living room. You never

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Group B Strep Can Threaten Baby During Delivery

Group B Strep is a dangerous bacteria that lives in the digestive tract and the birth canal of as many as one in four pregnant women and can cause permanent handicaps for the baby. According to GBS International, a group

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Company Cited for OSHA Violations at Illinois Plant

As Illinois lawmakers work to reduce workers’ compensation coverage in the state, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration cited Central Transport International Inc. for multiple and repeat violations at its Hillside facility. The logistics company was in

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NTSB Suggests Ban on All Portable Electronic Devices for Drivers of Any Vehicle

The National Transportation Safety Board recently called for a total ban on driver use of portable electronic devices – both hands-free and hand-held – in all motor vehicles. Distraction-related accidents took the lives of about 3,000 people on America’s highways

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Foam Floor Tiles Can Be Another Flooring Alternative for the Home

Ever given some thought to foam tiles in your home such as in the recreation room or children’s rooms? Despite what you might think, foam floor tiles are really a good choice for businesses and homes. Just ask your local

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Possible Distracted Driving Seriously Injures Passenger

Any time a vehicle leaves the road and no one else is in sight at the time, you have to wonder what the driver was doing. This case involves yet another baffling single vehicle accident ramming into a tree. That

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