Monthly Archives: November 2011

Is Childhood Obesity Severe Enough to be Neglect?

The state of Ohio thinks so. An 8 year old boy weighing 200lbs was removed from his mother’s care recently, and placed with Department of Children and Family Services.  His mother, whose name has not yet been released, says she … Continue reading

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How Much Longer Will I Be Here?

When a person is charged with a crime, they may sit in jail for months- maybe over a year- before the trial and sentencing is over. What happens to the time they spent there? Is it figured into sentencing, or … Continue reading

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No Living Wills for Baby Boomers?

Are the Baby Boomers fooling themselves? A recent survey conducted by the Associated Press and Life Goes Strong found that 64% of Americans born between 1946 and 1964 do not have a Living Will, Health Care Proxy, or Advance Directive … Continue reading

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