Is palliative care for you?

  Most people are aware of hospice care and what it pertains to but a closely related medical specialty is relatively unknown.  Palliative care seeks to address the multiple ways that illness affects a person whether the effects are physical, financial, spiritual etc.  The focus is on treating the symptoms of the disease or the…

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Where you live matters

  The United States covers a very large area so it’s mostly impossible to make all-encompassing statements.  For instance, the average American lives to 77.6 years and overall ranks 33 in the world for longevity but where you live matters because there is a deep disparity between parts of the county. 

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Older drivers need options

  There are a lot of articles on the web about the scourge of older drivers.  I’m not saying don’t believe them but I am saying that while older drivers do cause fatalities so do all the other age groups and sometimes the media focuses on what they want to focus on rather than trying…

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Chevy Volt achieves new lifetime record

For months now, Rajiv has focused his driving behavior on getting his Chevy Volt to achieve a stellar gas mileage.  Today he announced that his driving has achieved a lifetime average of 150 mpg.  The Volt’s dashboard provides him with up to the minute feedback on how his actions and the car’s performance are doing…

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