Monthly Archives: June 2014

Nursing Home’s Calendar Puts Residents in Classic Film Roles

This was a really cute idea. A nursing home made a calendar with photos of its residents posed as if they were in classic movie scenes. You can see all the photos at Gawker.com. Here’s one from Breakfast at Tiffany’s:

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Social Security Administration Says It Will Improve Customer Service

I’m sure the Social Security Administration had the best of intentions when they issued this recent news release. But it sounds a little foolish to say they are improving customer service at the same time they are closing some offices and … Continue reading

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Texas Lawmakers Consider Closing Institutions for Disabled

Here is exactly the type of short-sighted thinking we have come to expect from the Texas Legislature — anything to save a dollar today, no matter how much additional future costs might be loaded onto taxpayers. Excerpts from an article in … Continue reading

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Five Legal Alternatives to Ending Your Marriage in Divorce

This article is from Hannah Whittenly  a mother of two and a freelance writer out of Sacramento, California. I’m not a fan of divorce. I’ve had family and friends go through the excruciating process of splitting a family because of mistakes, incompatibilities … Continue reading

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VA Failing Female Veterans At Its Health Centers

The VA continues to receive well-deserved bad publicity for its faults in treating our wounded veterans. The latest is from an article in the Dallas Morning News. Here are excerpts: Already pilloried for long wait times for medical appointments, the … Continue reading

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FDA Finds No Evidence of Link Between Diabetes Medicines and Cancer

The AP reported patients taking Januvia (sitagliptin), Byetta (exenatide) or “certain other widely prescribed medicines for diabetes can breathe a little easier” – FDA and European “regulators have found no compelling evidence of a link between these drugs and pancreas problems or … Continue reading

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Three Value Car Options For Retirees

The average income for future retirees is expected to fall to 73 percent of average career earnings, down from 80 percent of average career earnings for current retirees, a 2013 report by the AARP Public Policy Institute found. Social Security, … Continue reading

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Injuries Due to Implants of Spinal-Cord Simulators Discussed

The Wall Street Journal reported on the issue of paralysis associated with implants of spinal-cord stimulator in patients’ backs. The paper noted more than 100 patients have suffered partial or permanent paralysis in recent years following the procedure to implant the stimulator, … Continue reading

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How to Find the Best Attorney for Your Situation

Any time you are faced with a legal battle, whether it is a business conflict, a personal injury case or if you have been involved in an auto accident, working alongside a professional attorney is highly recommended. Finding the right … Continue reading

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Problem of Counterfeit Medicines Highlighted

Vox reported on the growing problem of counterfeit medicines, pointing out that due to the “international nature of the pharmaceutical trade, counterfeit drugs have been increasingly showing up in the US market.” The article noted that in the US, most counterfeits … Continue reading

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