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Tag Archives: USA Today

Keeping People Healthy and Out of Hospital

Yesterday a report released by the AHRQ revealed that 1 percent of Americans were responsible for about 22 percent of healthcare costs and 5 percent spent 55 percent of costs. No surprises here. We’ve known for years that only a small portion of Americans use most of the healthcare services. These are the poorest and […]

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Keep These Cans Away From Kids

From school playing fields to major league clubhouses, caffeinated energy drinks such as Red Bull and its scores of imposters have become a familiar presence in sports, and it may be endangering the lives of our children. Every year many parents across America suffer the tragic death of their student athletes. Just last spring at […]

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HPV Vaccine Does Not Increase Sexual Behavior

A few years ago, a vaccine against HPV came out that prevented cervical cancer. PREVENTED!! The thing is, girls had to be vaccinated before they began having sex-which meant 11-12 years of age. Parents went apocalyptic-screaming that getting the vaccine would be a license for young girls to have sex. So, most parents did not […]

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Alzheimer’s Places a Heavy Burden on Caregivers

The first of the 70-million strong baby boomers will celebrate their 65th birthdays this year, and it’s estimated that one out of eight will suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. According to 2010 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, a report by the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.3 million Americans, most of whom are […]

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DEA Raids “Pill Mills” in South Florida

On Wednesday, agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) arrested 22 people in Broward County Florida, and seized more than $2.5 million worth of homes, property, luxury cars and boats belonging to doctors and drug clinic owners. Broward County is home to dozens of “pill mills” which dispense narcotics to anyone who has the cash to […]

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