Tragedy and Grief

Anyone who has not been hiding in a cave lately has watched  the Malaysian plane crash families suffering after learning that their loved ones perished. And found out about the firemen who died in Boston trying to save lives. And who knows how many people are buried  alive in landslides out west.  As much as [...]

March 31st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Flying in Jets and The Odds of Crashing

The most recent lost Malaysian flight reinforces the fears that so many have when it comes to flying. And after having handled many airline disaster and crash cases over my career, I have learned what to fear and what not to fear when flying. Getting over not being in control is perhaps the hardest mental [...]

March 11th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

The FDA Opens Its Drug Files to the Public

Every day the U.S. Food and Drug Administration receive thousands of reports about adverse, unwanted or undesired effects of prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs.  Since the system began in 1998, it now has millions of records. Arguably, it contains the most extensive history or compilation of drug interactions. However, trying to obtain and review or organize [...]

March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|