ProPublica has a series called Wasted Medicine that investigates how the healthcare industry is being wasteful and overcharging people. WASTED MEDICINE Billions of dollars are routinely wasted every day by health care providers in the United States — and it’s driving up the cost of care for all of us.
MENTAL AGE THEORY HURTS PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES Have you ever heard the phrase “that person has the mind of a five year old In an adult body?” It is something many adults with intellectual disabilities, like me, have to deal with. For years, medical professionals have told parents of newly diagnosed Intellectually disabled people... Continue Reading →
Pro-publica is publishing a series of articles about how blacks are being targeted while just walking down the street. WALKING WHILE BLACK Race can affect the enforcement of laws on a wide range of ordinary conduct, from driving to bicycling. Here’s our look at whether that kind of profiling is taking place with Jacksonville’s pedestrian... Continue Reading →
Nobody can deny that technology has had a profound effect on raising children. What is debatable is whether or not it is a good thing. What is too much? What it too little? Just where is that happy land called moderation? Are Children Missing Out In Their Childhood In This Day And Age Of Technology?... Continue Reading →
There is a fine line between hate speech and offensive speech. There is no question about that. Hate speech is something that we, as a civil society, should not allow in any circumstance. Offensive speech, on the other hand, is protected by the Constitution even if it is vile and driven by hate. What is... Continue Reading →