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One Dead, Two Injured in Manor Crash

The law requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) on all over-the-road trucks is now in effect. Federal regulators say it will ensure that truckers comply with a federal hours-of-service rule. The mandate limits driving to no more than 11 hours a day within a 14-hour workday. Drivers must then be off duty for […]

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise and becoming a severe problem for more and more Americans. Age, obesity, and lifestyle all contribute to the onset of this disease. This has led drug companies to feverishly compete in creating and delivering medicines for the treatment and relief of this illness. These medications, for the most […]

  Since tailgating drivers continue to cause many serious accidents and whiplash injuries, we all must learn how to minimize their chances of harming us. While some people purposefully tailgate or “ride your bumper” to express their road rage, others are just highly nervous, distracted, or impatient individuals – determined to get wherever they’re going, […]

Each year thousands of people enjoy vacation cruises to ports all over the globe. There is no question that a cruise can be a delightful experience for all involved, with a chance to visit exotic locales and enjoy gourmet dining twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The trip may include shopping and entertainment […]

Traffic is a fact of life in Houston, and so are traffic accidents. In 2011, approximately 15% of all vehicles accidents in Texas occurred in Houston, making its roads more dangerous than any other city’s streets in Texas. The two leading reasons cited are the city’s 11% annual population growth in recent year and a higher […]

Proton pump inhibitors adverse effects have recently been the focus of many news stories. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medications that reduce the amount of stomach acid that the lining of the stomach produces. They are designed to relieve the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), better known as acid reflux. This is a condition […]

On July 30, 2016, sixteen people lost their lives in central Texas due to a tragic incident involving a hot air balloon that may have been caused by the balloon colliding with power lines. This incident happened about 30 miles south of Austin, the state capital. According to an NBC news article published online on […]

Do you know what the leading behavior involved in traffic fatalities is? Drunk driving? Distracted driving? No—according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), driving too fast was the leading behavior involved in traffic fatalities in 2014. In 18.8% of fatal crashes, driving too fast was reported, followed by driving under the influence in […]

During the past decade, television commercials and print ads constantly urged everyone to seek treatment for their chronic heartburn, acid indigestion, and GERD (gastrointestinal reflux disease) symptoms. Eventually, most of the ads for Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, and other PPI (proton pump inhibitor) drugs seemed almost to fade away. While the public may not have noticed […]

Bounce houses of one type or another have been around for a long time. In fact, some of us first saw smaller versions of them inside restaurants designed for kids and their parents years ago. Then they became freestanding devices often rented for children’s parties – or incorporated into outdoor festivals and other family-friendly events. […]