January 28, 2015

GM recalls over 92,000 trucks, SUVs for ignition lock system defect

General Motors is recalling 92,221 full-size trucks and SUVs for a defect in ignition lock systems that can cause safety problems.  In affected vehicles, the actuator isn’t […]
January 20, 2015

Two Jacksonville hospitals are being penalized for their patients receiving high rates of preventable injuries

The Times Union and Action News reports that two Jacksonville-area hospitals are being penalized after a federal agency concluded that their patients receive high rates of preventable […]
January 16, 2015

Area hospitals perform below national standards for preventing infections

The Florida Times Union reports on an unfortunate problem that area hospitals cannot seem to shake.  We have four hospitals in the Jacksonville area that performed below national […]
January 14, 2015

Scientists Say E-Cigarettes Contain 10 Times The Level Of Cancer Causing Chemicals Than Regular Cigarettes

Several months ago, I wrote a bog about E-Cigarettes.  The point of my blog was to ponder whether or not E-cigarettes are as good as people […]
January 12, 2015

Country's worst performing nursing homes get billions in federal loans

I found this story on the NBC News website.  They noted that this story was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity (CPI) which is a […]
January 9, 2015

Recall of Lab Tests Producing Inaccurate Results; Ineffective Patient Treatment

Siemens recalled two laboratory tests used to identify certain bacteria (Enterobacteriaceae, Acinetobacter species and Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and measure how these bacteria respond to antibiotics such as […]
January 6, 2015

Do not ignore warning signs of cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In 2012, there were around 14 million new cases of cancer and around 8.2 […]
December 31, 2014

Florida booster seat laws for children to change in January

Florida has been known for having some of the weakest child safety seat laws in the country and the battle to strengthen them has been going […]
December 29, 2014

Losing your right to sue!

Channel 4 recently posted an article on it’s website regarding the right to sue and how people are giving up their constitutional right without any idea that […]