Follow A Doctor’s Orders

Here’s an interesting piece which gives new meaning to the term, “Follow a doctor’s orders.” A new report suggests that people who check themselves out of hospitals against the advice of their doctors are likely to make a return trip in the near future. The report says people who discharged themselves were more than twice…

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Intersection Countdown Timers: More Harm Than Good?

A recent study in Toronto suggests that people see intersection countdown timers as a challenge to race across the road, as opposed to something that tells them to stop for safety’s sake. Numbers indicate an increase in the number of motor vehicle/pedestrian accidents at Toronto intersections since the timers were installed. From Yahoo News: The…

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