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The fight against surprise ambulance bills

  • January 26, 2023
  • Blog
  • Robert C. T. Reed

When a medical emergency strikes, it’s vital to get to a hospital as soon as possible. About 1 in 10 times, Americans with insurance rush to the emergency room by...

Medicinal cream causing death in dogs

  • January 24, 2023
  • Blog
  • Christopher J. Toepp

Many of us love our dogs unconditionally and consider them a part of the family. Losing them can be devastating, especially when under avoidable circumstances. Recently the FDA has received...

The safety features of modern roadways

  • January 19, 2023
  • Blog
  • P. Wilson Van Winkle

Over the past few decades, advances in design and technology have created vehicles that are much safer than their older counterparts. Improved crash engineering, enhanced protective features, and new safety...

Contaminated military bases in Virginia

  • January 17, 2023
  • Blog
  • Jason W. Konvicka

As the number of claims related to water contamination at Camp Lejeune continues to rise, it’s brought to light the sheer amount of toxic exposure that members of the U.S....

Good news: New features have made trucking safer

  • January 10, 2023
  • Blog
  • P. Wilson Van Winkle

There are nearly three million tractor-trailers in operation in the United States. Americans share the road with these massive vehicles which, when fully-loaded, can weigh twenty-five times the weight of...

Are there unsafe color additives in food?

  • January 5, 2023
  • Blog
  • Ashley T. Davis

Are the color additives in your food potentially harmful? Food coloring is regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which suggests that consuming food products that contain food coloring...

New in Virginia: Variable speed limits

  • January 3, 2023
  • Blog
  • P. Wilson Van Winkle

Virginia recently introduced a novel concept to its highway system: the variable speed limit. On a fifteen-mile stretch of northbound I-95, the state has installed a total of forty-eight brand...

Which states have the worst drunk driving statistics?

  • December 27, 2022
  • Blog
  • Kari J. La Fratta

Let’s start with some good news: Since the 1980s, drunk driving has been on the decline. Due in large part to campaigns against drunk driving, non-profit groups like Mothers Against...