In news coverage that shocked many in Florida, on June 29th, the Times/Herald covered a story involving what many would consider to be abusive treatment of these teenage inmates, who were denied food simply because someone at their table was speaking one afternoon.
Most-everyone has heard about the recent tragedies in Florida, one involving a shooter taking the lives of 50 people in a club in Orlando, the other involving an alligator killing a small boy who was visiting Disney World.
Sadly, nearly everyone has heard about what happened on June 12th, where a gunman entered a nightclub and shot and killed 50 people using an AR-15 assault-type rifle, committing the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
According to a new report released by the Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee, at least four automakers (Toyota, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi, and Fiat Chrysler) are still selling brand new cars that contain the defective Takata airbags which were recalled around the world after being linked to at least 13 deaths and more than 100 injuries.
A recent study published in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation has brought to light some disturbing trends concerning brain injuries and language barriers; namely, that Spanish-speaking children face some serious hurdles when it comes to receiving health services for their traumatic brain injuries.
The New York Times published an article on May 22nd highlighting the recent movement by advocates to draw attention to the human error aspects of car crashes, particularly in recent years; noting just how “accidental” these crashes may not be.
In an announcement that has shocked consumer health advocates and environmentalists, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has indicated that it is revising its standards for the presence of 82 toxic substances in Florida’s water system, even though many of these toxins are known carcinogens.
On May 9th. Newsweek featured an article addressing whether it is safe to frack in Florida. Fracking—aka hydraulic fracturing—has been controversial in many states, including Florida, not only for its impacts on the environment, but on the people located close to the activity.