The National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR) issued a press release July 28, 2011, explaining the details of a new and troubling policy of the Social Security Administration. In a nutshell, the…more
Federal budget cuts are causing the Social Security Administration to reduce the hours field offices are open to the public. Here is the official press release from the Social Security Administration:
Effective August 15,…more
Here’s something to make you think twice about getting surgery this summer — hospital death rates apparently increase in July.
According to a brief article in the New York Times, a new study published this month in Annals…more
Since 1950, U.S. veterans have been unable to make claims for medical malpractice committed in military hospitals. This seemingly unfair rule was decided in a U.S. Supreme Court case referred to by the Plaintiff’s name, Feres.It…more
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has voted to give rental companies more time to buy cribs that meet new safety standards.
The commission voted Friday to extend the deadline for short-term rental companies to buy the…more
Written On June 20, 2011 By Bob Kraft But it’s OK. Texas Governor Rick Perry vetoed a bill passed by the House and Senate that would have banned texting while driving in Texas. I assume writing blog posts is no worse than…more
Simvastatin (marketed as Zocor; also an ingredient in Vytorin and Simcor) is a cholesterol-lowering drug. Merck obtained approval by the FDA in 1991 and it was their largest selling drug prior to the loss of patent protection in…more
According to a recent study from the Insurance Research Council, low reimbursements from public health insurance programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, have prompted hospitals to shift costs to automobile insurance…more
You may have heard that the Social Security Administration is switching from paper checks to direct deposits for all people who receive benefits from the agency. New beneficiaries had to switch as of May 1, 2011. Those currently…more
Debt issues are quite common nowadays. If you are slogging through a swamp of debts, Debt Settlement Company can help you out in this regard and can ease or eradicate your debt loads. You can file for bankruptcy as well but if…more
Topamax is a prescription drug originally approved by the FDA in 1996 to treat epilepsy.The generic name is topiramate. Topamax is manufactured by Ortho-McNeil Neurologics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.
The FDA approved…more
Identity theft is not new, but has become much more common in recent years.
It occurs when another person begins wrongfully using your name to obtain credit and incur expenses that will be charged to you. Besides the…more
Johnson & Johnson has been forced to recall another batch of Tylenol due to a musty odor. This same problem has already caused five other recalls of Tylenol by the company.
This recall includes almost 35,000 bottles of…more
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the Lasko Products, Inc., has announced a voluntary recall of almost five million box fans. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless…more
Maybe it’s because I have three small grandchildren, but these days I find myself paying much more attention to articles about children’s car seats. In recent news, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has revised…more
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