Articles by fstrack

Insurance Matters

by fstrack | August 14th, 2009

If you can afford to own a motor vehicle, you can afford to buy uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage (“UM”).  UM coverage is insurance you purchase to cover bodily injury losses to you and your family if the driver who causes your injuries does not have any insurance, or does not have sufficient insurance, to compensate your […]

Back to School Sports Injuries

by fstrack | August 13th, 2009

2.5 million kids end up in emergency rooms due to organize sports

Is Your Hospital Clean?

by fstrack | August 6th, 2009

As a patient entering a hospital, you always assume that the hospital setting is a sterile and very clean environment. Is that really the case?

Reglan Linked to Severe Neurological Disorder

by fstrack | July 25th, 2009

Reglan use has been linked to the development of a severe neurological disorder known as tardive dyskinesia

Medical Malpractice – Failing To Inform Patient of Test Results

by fstrack | June 25th, 2009

From a just released disturbing report, it turns out that “Failing to inform a patient of an abnormal outpatient test result or to document informing patients of abnormal outpatient test results are common.  And it can be a serious error,” says the report. Recently the New York Times found “that more than 7 percent of […]

RECALL: Hydroxycut

by fstrack | May 13th, 2009

One death has been linked to Hydroxycut and other cases have involved serious liver injuries, including jaundice and liver failure. Body builders and/or dieters have been warned – the FDA has issued a recall and have urged Americans to stop taking the dietary supplement. The Hydroxycut products by Iovate Health Sciences Inc., of Oakville, Ontario […]

Keeping Children Safe

by fstrack | May 13th, 2009

Injuries to children are tragic – but with a little knowledge and preparation, adults can help prevent them. One key danger to small children is accidental poisoning. If you have small children in your house, either because you’re a new parent or because your friends or family members have small children who may visit, the […]

Protect Yourself: The Importance of UMI Coverage

by fstrack | May 13th, 2009

Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage (UMI) is one of the most important automobile coverages you can purchase for yourself and your family. It protects YOU and YOUR FAMILY in the event the person who causes an accident either has no insurance or low limits of insurance. For example, you are hit by a driver who runs a […]

Seasonal Safety Tips

by fstrack | December 13th, 2008

Household fires and carbon monoxide poisoning claim hundreds of lives each year. We want you all to have a happy and safe holiday season, so we’re passing on these seasonal safety tips from the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Underwriters Laboratories: Have your heating and air conditioning systems inspected and serviced yearly. Have your chimneys […]