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“Natural” Supplements that Injure and Kill

By Robert W. Elton |

Herbal supplements are available over-the-counter to assist consumers with any number of health issues, including everything from trouble sleeping to inflammation, anxiety to the common cold. But although herbal medicines sound like a great alternative to pharmaceuticals, don’t assume that just because they are “natural” they can’t have serious risks to your health. In… Read More »

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Bicycle Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

The death rate for bicyclists in Florida is higher than in any other state in the country. In fact, it more than doubles the national average. And while other states have seen a steady decline in the rate of these fatalities, the same cannot be said for Florida. Over 800 bicyclists lost their lives… Read More »

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Fatal Auto-Bicycle Collisions In Florida

By Robert W. Elton |

Many commuters choose bicycles as a healthy alternative to motorized vehicles as a way to get around town. But they would probably be surprised to learn that Florida has the highest death rate for bicyclists in the country. So much for healthy alternatives, right? The Sad Facts The truth is, bicyclists are at risk… Read More »

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Keeping Tabs On Your Teen Driver

By Robert W. Elton |

If you have a teenager in the house, chances are you experience just a tinge of worry whenever they step out—especially if they have car keys in hand. After all, the number one cause of teen death in this country is car collisions. What can parents do to keep teens safe when they’re behind… Read More »

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When Bicycling Results in Injury

By Robert W. Elton |

With the average annual temperature in the sunshine state lolling at 70.7 degrees, is it any wonder Floridians love to spend their spare time outside on their bicycles? Unfortunately, with all of that outdoor sun loving, cyclists have put Florida on the map for more than just balmy temperatures: Florida exceeds bicycle collision rates… Read More »