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Army Asks Soldiers to Take Concussions Seriously

We have been writing a lot recently about the National Football League (NFL) and the steps they are taking to make sure that players and coaches take concussions seriously. Now, the U.S. Army is waging a similar campaign. According to an article in Army Times, the Army is teaching soldiers that concussion–also known as mild …

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The High Cost of Poor Nursing Home Care

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (also known simply as “Consumer Voice”) is an organization that advocates for public policies that support quality care, and empowers and educates consumers and families. Recently, the Consumer Voice published a report called The High Cost of Poor Care: The Financial Case for Prevention in American Nursing Homes. …

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Common Weed Killer Causes Birth Defects

Weeds are every gardener’s nemesis.  And one of the most common herbicides used in the United States and Europe is Roundup®, made by Monsanto. Now, an article on the Huffington Post reports that Roundup® causes birth defects…and that industry regulators have know about it for years, but have not made that information public. The source …

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