Wasted Medicine [Share]

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.  

Special needs topics [Links]

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 →

Walking while black series [Link]

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 →

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