"Pigs get fat; hogs get slaughtered." Such homespun "rules of thumb" have been hard to come by ever since Ross Perot pulled out of the 1992 presidential election race with a "giant sucking sound" before re-entering the race while reminding us of his business prowess.
In Oshtemo Township, Mich., the Oshtemo Fire Department responded to a fire in a mobile home in the 5500 block of Patriots Lane at the Colonial Estates mobile home park at 7:30 a.m. last Wednesday and discovered a one-pot methamphetamine lab.
The 2013 Gallup-Healthways ratings are based on more than 500,000 interviews in which people were asked about their emotional and physical health, job satisfaction, community safety, and access to food, shelter and health care.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has proclaimed the month of April “Safe Digging Month” in Louisiana as part of a nationwide safety awareness campaign to draw attention to the thousands of miles of buried infrastructure throughout our state and the importance of safe excavation.
Picture two citizens of the old Soviet Union standing on a street corner in Moscow. One says to the other, “They can send a space probe to Mars, so why can’t they stop these six-hour lines to buy bread?” The answer, comrade citizen, is that they can’t send a space probe to Mars either.
At $264 billion annually, America has the costliest legal system in the world. As a percentage of the economy, it is estimated U.S. legal liability costs are double those of the United Kingdom, three times higher than those in France and five times higher than those in Japan.
It was 19th-century British author and social reformer John Ruskin who made the following sage observation: “In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it; they must not do too much of it; and they must have a sense of success in it.
The treatment method for serious pain typically has been through the use of prescription opioids, which are habit-forming. In at-risk patients, use of these drugs can lead to abuse of the medications and "diversion," which means they're sold to others.