Alabama death toll increasing in auto accidents

Alabama death toll increasing in auto accidents In 2016, an Alabama news agency put this grim headline on a story about traffic deaths: “As Alabama traffic deaths soar, ‘We’re washing blood off our highways every day.’”  An Alabama State Trooper said that on August...

The Equifax hack can damage victims for years

The Equifax hack can damage victims for years While credit card accounts and other financial accounts are at risk in the massive data hack that attacked Equifax this year, it has effects that can victimize Americans for years if criminals get just three pieces of data...

Surprise for El Paso drivers: Japan’s roads are safer!

Surprise for El Paso drivers: Japan’s roads are safer! So are New Zealand roads and roads in France, Israel and Sweden. They are among 19 high income countries with much lower traffic death rates than the U.S., according to a 2016 Centers for Disease Control and...

Actemra: dangerous drug still being prescribed

Actemra: dangerous drug still being prescribed If the FDA knows that a medication has deadly side effects, why doesn’t the federal agency order it off the market? It can “mandate” a recall if a drug company won’t recall a questionable drug after an FDA request, but...
El Paso drivers facing “traffic violence”

El Paso drivers facing “traffic violence”

El Paso drivers facing “traffic violence” The death rate on American roads from fatal accidents – now called “traffic violence” – is setting records. Unfortunately, El Paso drivers are caught up in the carnage.  In 2014, the two counties in the El Paso...
Arthritis patients: Actemra can be dangerous

Arthritis patients: Actemra can be dangerous

Arthritis patients: Actemra can be dangerous People with rheumatoid arthritis thought Actemra was safe. After it was approved by the FDA in 2010, TV commercials extolled its benefits compared to other drugs for arthritis, claiming it didn’t cause heart attacks, heart...