Massachusetts Firefighters Gain Protection for Certain Work-Related Cancers

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control has revealed that firefighters are nine percent more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, and 14 percent more likely to die from cancer than the general public.  Statistics like these reinforce the understanding that being a firefighter is a dangerous […]

North Carolina Considering Regulations on Scooters

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Everyone knows that drivers have certain rules they must follow. Pedestrians, motorcyclists, and even bicyclists do as well. What about scooters, though? With these vehicles sharing the road, and the sidewalks, with pedestrians and motor vehicles, what laws do they need to adhere to? Currently, not a lot, […]

Florida Seeks to Improve Driver and Pedestrian Education

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit   The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has initiated a program called “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow”, which is designed to increase awareness regarding pedestrians and cyclists and increase the amount of visible enforcement of rules related to pedestrians and cyclists in areas with higher concentrations of both. FDOT […]

Florida’s New Opioid Prescription Law Creates Questions for Patients and Providers

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit With the opioid epidemic raging across the United States – opioid overdoses are currently the leading cause of accidental death in the country – Florida has taken drastic steps to curb accessibility of the drugs to patients and has placed additional requirements on doctors that seek to prescribe opioids for […]

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