When Adam Hammond went skydiving in 2006, he thought it was something that was going to end the same way as the 1,000 jumps before. However, when this U.S. Army “Golden Knight” pulled his parachute, nothing happened. Hammond hit the ground at over 45 miles an hour and broke his leg, pelvis and spine. . . . → Read More: Pain and Depression Sufferers Benefit from Breakthroughs in Neurostimulation
I know this is going to be a controversial post, but I wanted to illustrate how silly our health insurance system has gotten.
Back in the old days, people did not have health insurance. Most hospitals were run on donations, and medical visits to the doctor were not so prohibitively expensive that you couldn’t . . . → Read More: Health Insurance: The Greatest Flaw in Our Healthcare System
On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average – the bluest of Wall Street’s blue chips – lost 4.4% in a single day. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been “seized” by the government. Oil continues to drop while gas prices rise. Inflation runs high while jobless claims continue to soar and gold falters. What . . . → Read More: “Black Monday,” Hurricane Ike, and Falling Oil Prices: What Is Going On in the Economy?