Veteran’s Day this week!

Veteran’s Day is on November 11, 2010. Five national park locations in Washington State will be “fee free” that day. If you have the day off, consider taking the time (and the kids!) to one of these great parks or historical sites!   There are also numerous activities honoring our nation’s veterans throughout the month […]

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Safety Tips for Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and is one of those holidays that can be fun for all ages. But with that fun comes responsibility, and driving during the Halloween weekend can be scary in its own right. Statistically, it is one of the most dangerous times to drive all year, with nearly 5,000 car […]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after an accident

In this video Attorney Leonor Fuller discusses Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, and the potential for someone injured to suffer from PTSD after an accident. She also talks about the importance of seeking medical help for PTSD symptoms.   Leonor Fuller discusses PTSD  

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The outbreak of Salmonella in eggs and the congressional investigation

In September, 2010 a congressional hearing was held regarding the national increase of Salmonella poisoning from eggs consumption. From May 1st to September 14th there have been a total of 2,752 reported cases, 1,608 more than expected based on the average of reported cases during the same time frame over the last five years. In […]

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ConTACT Act approved by House Subcommittee

On September 16th, 2010 the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the Concussion Treatment and Care Tools (ConTACT) Act. The vote followed a hearing on the new legislation held on September 8th, 2010. The legislation will establish new guidelines for managing concussions amongst student athletes, including raising the awareness in coaches, […]

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